Police deny they sidestepped questioning underworld kingpin

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The defence in a trial relating to the gangland killing of four people in Ayia Napa last summer suggested on Tuesday that police deliberately failed to question a suspected Nicosia underworld kingpin who subsequently ended up dead.

Defence attorney Nicos Demetriou grilled CID sergeant Constantinos Xanthou, a member of the team that investigated the June 23 shooting, in which businessman and suspected underworld figure Phanos Kalopsidiotis, policeman Elias Hadjiefthimiou and wife Skevi, as well as Yani Vogli, one of the two Albanian shooters, were killed.

The second shooter, Aleks Burelli, is...

Police deny they sidestepped questioning underworld kingpin

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