Nicosia Council law enforcement officer, Ali Yavuzcan appeared in court yesterday on a charge of possession of drugs.
The day before yesterday, Mr Yavuzcan had been stopped by police while entering his car. He was found to have a packet of bonzai type drug on him. However he managed to escape from the police and hid in a nearby apartment. He has since been rearrested and found to have another 5 packets of drugs.
During his court appearance, it emerged that Mr Yavuzcan had previously been involved with drugs and currently faces two other drug charges.