An Asian male who is a murder suspect in a fatal stabbing incident in the south has been detained by the Turkish military in the north.
Malkit Singh (26) was arrested for violating military territory when he attempted to cross the border into the north. He was remanded in custody for one day having appeared at a military court.
Singh is wanted by the police in the south after a 25 year old man was fatally stabbed and a 44-year old woman was wounded in the knife attack in Nicosia on August 27. Both are foreign nationals.
The man died on the same day in Nicosia General hospital.