A large group of animals were found poisoned on the large housing development known as the Lavinium site which is located off the Kyrenia – Nicosia main road.
Lavinium residents were astonished to find dead dogs, cats and birds all over the site this morning. It has been established that meat and offal, heavily laced with poison had been distributed by some unknown person across the estate.
Dikmen Mayor, Yuksel Chalabi called it an act of murder. He said that the individual responsible would be found and that police were already investigating.
Many residents have complained about the poisoning and said that the animals were a welcome part of the estate. They were fed by locals and the children played with them.