Ammochosto Province: He broke into EAC substations and stole cables - 35-year-old handcuffed

The 35-year-old stole everything from cables to electrical appliances

ahk exclusive, Burglary, Theft, EAC substation

The Police have arrested a 35-year-old man, as part of an investigation into four cases of burglary and theft, committed in the province of Famagusta, between January and May, 2024. These are three cases of burglary of EAC substations, from which quantities of cables were stolen, as well as for a residential burglary, where electrical appliances and metal utensils were stolen.

The burglaries of the three EAC substations were committed on January 28 and May 04. Cables were stolen from the substations, while from one substation, the metal doors of the building were also removed and stolen. The fourth burglary was committed between January 31 and February 04, at a residence in Protaras. A television, a boiler, and various kitchen utensils were stolen from the residence.

From the investigation of the four cases by the TAE of Famagusta, evidence emerged against the 35-year-old suspect. Corresponding judicial arrest warrants were issued against him, for the purposes of police examinations. He was arrested yesterday afternoon by members of the Police and taken into custody.

It was preceded on May 05 by the arrest of two other suspects, men aged 31 and 29, for one of the EAC substation burglary cases, committed on May 04. The case against them has already been registered for trial.