A 52-year-old man has been arrested at Larnaca airport, who is wanted by the Russian authorities on the basis of an international warrant for the crime of rape, which was allegedly committed in Russia.
According to a statement from the Police Communication Department, "a 52-year-old man was arrested by members of the Larnaca Police, who is wanted by the Russian authorities, on the basis of an international warrant, the issuance of which the Russian authorities have informed Interpol. "According to the international warrant, the 52-year-old is wanted for the crime of rape, which was allegedly committed in Russia."
Specifically, "shortly after 3.30 yesterday afternoon, on a flight from a foreign country, the 52-year-old arrived at Larnaca airport, where it was found by members of the Police that he was wanted by the Russian authorities. He was subsequently issued a temporary arrest warrant by the authorities of the Republic, on the basis of which he was arrested and detained. "
This morning, the 52-year-old is expected to be brought before the Larnaca District Court to start the extradition process to the Russian authorities.
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