Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop

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Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop
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Questions have been raised in local media over the use of firearms by on-duty police officers, following an incident in Paphos when warning shots were fired during a traffic stop.

According to police, the incident took place in Paphos district on Thursday afternoon when patrol officers from the Crime Prevention Unit signaled a driver in Chloraka to stop for inspection but he refused to comply.

After the car failed to stop, according to police, officers fired four warning shots in the air, with a 24-year-old local male driver ending up being arrested on traffic violations. Police also said the...


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Cops defend use of firearm in traffic stop


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