Four arrests for drug trafficking case

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The Police arrested four persons, suspects in relation to an investigated case of drug trafficking, following investigations by the National Security Agency, yesterday afternoon, in Limassol. During the police investigations, a quantity of cannabis, with a gross weight of approximately 974 grams, was located and confiscated, as well as an amount of 3,165 euros.

Specifically, in the context of gathering and investigating information, members of the National Police, shortly after 4.30 on Thursday afternoon, stopped a 21-year-old man for checking, when he entered a car, owned by a 20-year-old woman, which was parked in an area of Limassol. Immediately earlier, the 21-year-old and 20-year-old had met at the scene.

Upon the 21-year-old's objection, the members of YKAN found in his possession a nylon package, containing cannabis with a gross weight of approximately 32 grams, while inside the car, in front of the passenger seat, they found two other nylon packages, containing cannabis, totaling gross weight of approximately 110 grams. The 21-year-old was arrested for a self-inflicted crime.

The 20-year-old was also arrested by the members of the Police, after a search of her car, a nylon package containing cannabis with a gross weight of approximately 9 grams, which belonged to her, as she reported, was found in the locker of the passenger seat.

A search of the 21-year-old's car followed, where members of the Police found three more packages, containing a quantity of cannabis with a total gross weight of 86 grams. In the vehicle, they also found various documents, as well as a sum of money of 540 euros, the origin of which is being investigated.

At the same time, YKAN members who had gone to the residence of the 20-year-old woman for the purpose of police examinations, noticed a 19-year-old man leaving the residence, who also lives in the residence and whom they stopped for a check. In two bags that the 19-year-old was carrying, a nylon package, containing a quantity of cannabis with a gross weight of approximately 732 grams, and a nylon package with cannabis with a gross weight of approximately 4 grams were found, resulting in the arrest of the 19-year-old for a first offense.

The residence of the 20-year-old and the 19-year-old was searched, during which a number of nylon bags with traces of cannabis and two precision scales were found in a warehouse of the residence. At the same time, in a search made at the residence of the 21-year-old suspect, an amount of 2,090 euros was found, the origin of which is being investigated, as well as a crack that contained cannabis weighing approximately one gram.

This was followed by the arrest of a fourth suspect, a 22-year-old man, as part of the investigation into the case. The 22-year-old was arrested on a warrant. In a search of his residence, various items were found, as well as a sum of 535 euros, the origin of which is being investigated.

The four suspects were taken into custody, for the purpose of investigating a case of illegal possession of drugs with the intention of supplying to another person, and money laundering.

The case is being investigated by YCAN (Limassol Provincial Office).