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Police of Cyprus detained a pensioner who grew cannabis

70-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after officers of the anti-narcotics department during a search in his house found that a pensioner is engaged in the cultivation of cannabis.

The police acted on a tip and came with a warrant. During the search, the man himself showed law enforcement officers his mini-plantation in the backyard of the house, where there were several plants reaching from one to 1,5 m in height. Also, the pensioner voluntarily handed over to policemen a bag of dry cannabis (about 1 g).

The man was arrested, he was kept in police custody, an investigation is under way.

A source: KP

Tags: Cyprus, Paphos, Arrest, Drugs, Police