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Attempted murder charge after shots fired

Thu, 2017-06-22 07:28

A man was arrested early on Thursday after firing shots and insulting police officers in Trimiklini, Limassol.

The 42-year-old, who had reportedly consumed a large amount of alcohol, started firing shots with a gun in a residential area during the night.

When police were called to the scene at 9.30pm on Wednesday he refused to surrender, swore at the officers and attempted to shoot one of them without success. At one point he hid behind a church, police said.

The officer responded by firing two warning shots.

He then managed to escape but was arrested later, at 1.15am, at his house after negotiations with the anti-riot squad.

The man is being charged for attempted murder.

The post Attempted murder charge after shots fired appeared first on Cyprus Mail.

Three arrests after police car damaged

Thu, 2017-06-22 07:10

Police have arrested three people aged 20, 19 and 17 who damaged a police car in Paphos last Sunday.

The 20-year-old man allegedly damaged the vehicle which was parked on Leda street in Kato Paphos while the 19-year-old videotaped the offence and posted the video on a social media site.

The three young men are students and permanent residents in Cyprus.

The post Three arrests after police car damaged appeared first on Cyprus Mail.

Pictures of the Day: 22 June 2017

Thu, 2017-06-22 07:01

Blogger killed by exploding cream dispenser

Thu, 2017-06-22 06:46
A well-known lifestyle blogger in France has been killed by an exploding whipped cream dispenser, her family has said.

London’s local pension fund shake-up gains momentum

Thu, 2017-06-22 05:02
£550m is expected to shift from current investment managers to three new funds