NICOSIA – A 23 year old man from Romania is under arrest on suspicion of possessing nearly one kilo of cocaine, police said on Thursday.
The suspect was arrested at Paphos airport on arrival from Brussels on Wednesday. Acting on a tip off, he was searched by customs but nothing was found. He then gave his written consent to undergo a X ray at Paphos hospital which showed a foreign body in his stomach. The suspect later defecated 75 nylon cylinders containing 970 grams of cocaine. He was arrested as police continue their investigation.