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Police raid nightclubs: Many arrested

Police raid nightclubs: Many arrested

February 17
16:47 2013

Last night Nicosia and Kyrenia were the scenes of police raids in many nightclubs and casinos.

By the end of the night, 20 people were arrested for a number of offences mainly related to having offensive weapons and a further 16 people were arrested for illegal gambling.


Here, police action was focused on raiding various nightclubs. A number of club personnel have been arrested for being in possession of offensive weapons including pepper spray, tasers and a samurai sword. There were also arrests for prostitution.


Police raided casinos at Rocks, Dome and Liman. 16 people have been arrested for illegally attending these casinos.