The Larnaca Criminal Court handed a 31-year-old man a 16-year prison sentence for attempted murder, during which a six-year-old boy was also wounded by gunfire. The 31-year-old, from Ormidia, was found guilty
Prison density in Cyprus is the second highest in Europe, with the biggest proportion of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics for 2022 (SPACE I), released Tuesday.
On appeal, the Supreme Court has extended the sentence of a man earlier convicted for “extremely vile” crimes of sexually abusing three children for another five years to a total of 15.
Drug squad chief Michalis Katsounotos suspended over a recent corruption scandal, was cleared after the Attorney General said there was no evidence of any wrongdoing. Attorney General George Savvides and his assistant
Four inmates and three prison officers will stand trial for the murder of 41-year-old Turkish Cypriot Tansu Cidan, who was brutally beaten to death in his cell on October 27. The Nicosia
Three prison guards were arrested concerning the murder of 41-year-old Turkish Cypriot Tansu Cidan, who was brutally beaten to death in Nicosia Central Prisons on 27 October. Reports suggest the arrests came
A 47-year-old man who sexually abused an underaged child has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after the Limassol Criminal Court found him guilty on all charges. The court proceedings were
Justice Minister Stephie Dracos on Wednesday refuted allegations by a Cypriot MEP over intrusive surveillance practices at the Nicosia central prisons, calling them “unsubstantiated”. AKEL MEP George Georgiou had informed the European
A man who sexually abused his underaged goddaughter has been sentenced to 9 years in prison, as the Nicosia Criminal Court found him guilty of all seven charges. Furthermore, an order was
Justice Minister Stephi Dracos has decided to suspend the senior police officer accused of trying to blackmail the prison governor with a compromising video. After prison boss Anna Aristotelous made a formal