People trafficker held after leaving 24 migrants on coast of Cyprus

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THREE immigrants that arrived with a group of 24 people on a small boat earlier this week have appeared before a court in Paphos.

One of those was a 41-year-old Syrian man, who is understood to have captained the small boat and is involved in a people trafficking racket.

He has been detained in custody for eight days and faces a raft of charges including entering Cyprus illegally and attempting to commit a felony.

The group arrived at about noon on Tuesday at Cape Akamas, the most northwestern tip of Cyprus, about 20 km from the nearest inhabited area.

The 41-year-old is...


People trafficker held after leaving 24 migrants on coast of Cyprus


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