PAPHOS- Paphos District Court on Wednesday sentenced two men to six years in prison each after finding them guilty of robbing a 77 year-old man.
The two men, from Syria, were two of a gang of up to four men who beat up the Paphos man after arranging to view a flat he was renting out.
The attack happened on February 4 after which the attackers also made off with €2,400 the victim had been carrying as well as his car and mobile phone.
The car was found in Yeroskipou on February 8 and the police arrested one of the two men following a short car chase. The second arrest followed soon afterwards.