Famagusta Province: Two foreigners were found to be working illegally

In Larnaca, a 28-year-old kicked a Policeman and bit him on the hand

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The Police continued today the actions to identify third country nationals residing illegally in Cyprus, with a new coordinated operation of police checks on a pan-Cypriot scale.

During today's control operation, the members of the Police proceeded to arrest 26 persons of various nationalities, who, as it has been established, remain illegally in the territory of the Republic of Cyprus, while another (1) person was arrested for the crime of illegal employment and also one (1) person was arrested for assaulting a police officer.

In the context of the operation carried out in the province of Famagusta, specifically, during an inspection of a restaurant, two (2) persons, nationals of third countries, were found to be working illegally without a permit from the competent Authority and were arrested for the open-ended offense of illegal employment. One of them, as established by the tests carried out, is illegally in the Republic and was arrested for the self-inflicted crime of staying illegally on the territory of the Republic. A case of illegal employment is being investigated against their employer.

The case is being investigated by the Paralimni Police Station.

A case of assault against a police officer, which occurred during a police check in Larnaca, also in the context of today's operation, is being investigated by the Larnaca Central Police Station.

According to the data under investigation, during a police check, a 28-year-old man was causing concern by shouting at members of the Police. The 28-year-old attacked the policemen, pushing them, causing one of the policemen to fall to the ground. In the effort of the members of the Police to restrain him, the 28-year-old kicked a police officer and bit him on the hand.

The members of the Police proceeded to arrest the 28-year-old, who, as it was subsequently established, from checking his details, he is legally in the Republic, with a temporary residence permit, as an employee.

Today's operation began at 5.30:1.00 in the morning and ended around XNUMX:XNUMX in the afternoon, with the Police, in collaboration with other competent Authorities, already proceeding with the procedures for the immediate repatriation of the persons arrested for illegal stay in the Republic.

The efforts of the Police to locate and repatriate persons, who remain illegally in the territory of the Republic of Cyprus, continue daily.