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A Harsh Sentence for a Youthful Offender

A 19yearold in Larnaca faced a lifealtering 12year prison sentence for drug trafficking, with 2.623 kilograms of cocaine and 2.733 kilograms of cannabis found in his possession. This severe legal repercussion serves as a stark reminder of the societal and personal consequences of involvement in the illicit drug trade, impacting not only the individual but also his family and community.

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Nicosia Resident Detained for Cannabis Possession

A 24yearold Nicosia resident was detained after authorities discovered three kilograms of cannabis during a routine house search. The arrest highlights the serious legal consequences associated with cannabis possession and trafficking in Cyprus, with penalties differing based on intent to supply.

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Cyprus Court Sentences Individual for Major Cannabis Offense

In Larnaca, a 44yearold man received a sixyear prison sentence for a major cannabis offense, where he was found in possession of around 6 kilograms of cannabis intended for distribution. The arrest, swift legal proceedings, and stiff sentence highlight the authorities’ commitment to combatting drug trafficking in the region, sending a clear message that such activities will not be tolerated.

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Man Arrested in Limassol Cocaine Bust

A 39yearold man was arrested in Limassol after being caught with 60 parcels of cocaine in his car, weighing a total of 29.5 grams. A subsequent search at his residence resulted in the seizure of €3,690 in cash, adding to the evidence against him in the ongoing drug enforcement operation.

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Airport Arrest: Drug Trafficking Intercepted

Customs officers intercepted 15.6 kilograms of cannabis in the luggage of a 30yearold man at Larnaca airport, leading to his arrest. This collaboration between the customs department and the drug squad, Ykan, showcases the effectiveness of international cooperation in combating drug trafficking.

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Substance Seizure: Famagusta District Crackdown

A recent drug bust in Famagusta District led to the arrest of a 32yearold man for possession with intent to supply, with police seizing ten grams of cocaine, eight ecstasy pills, and seven grams of cannabis. This highlights the ongoing fight against drug trafficking networks and emphasizes the crucial role of roadside checks in combating drug crime to ensure public safety and community wellbeing.

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Human Traffickers Rarely Jailed in Cyprus – US Report

The US State Department’s 2024 report highlights a concerning trend in Cyprus, where human traffickers are rarely jailed despite the country’s alignment with antitrafficking standards. Prosecutions and incarcerations for trafficking crimes have seen a decline, with traffickers often receiving suspended sentences rather than prison time, raising doubts about the effectiveness of legal deterrents against trafficking in Cyprus.

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Twelve-Year Sentence for Major Cannabis Bust

In Cyprus, a man was sentenced to twelve years in prison for possessing 28 kilograms of cannabis, a harsh consequence of drug trafficking in the country. This case highlights the country’s commitment to combatting the illegal drug trade and maintaining a safe society, with possible sentencing leniency for those who cooperate with authorities.

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