A 62-year-old man was arrested for posting a photo on TikTok with racist content

Post "racist, threatening and abusive" comments

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A 62-year-old man was placed in custody in Paphos on Sunday, until 09:00 on Monday morning, to facilitate investigations for an investigated case of inciting hatred on social media.

According to the Assistant Police Director of Paphos Operations, Michalis Nikolaou, a 39-year-old permanent resident of Paphos complained that a 62-year-old person from the Limassol district published on TikTok in his name a photo of the complainant, which, among other things, contained "racist" comments. , threatening and abusive content" according to the complaint.

The 62-year-old was located and arrested on Saturday, while on Sunday he was brought before the Paphos District Court, which ordered the detention of the alleged suspect until 09:00 Monday morning. The 62-year-old is expected to be accused in writing to be summoned again before the court.

Source: KYPE