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A total of 458 migrants arrived in Cyprus on Monday in six boats

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 Συνολικ 458 με&tau ;ανΕστες Εφτασαν τη ΔευτΕρα στην &Kappa ;yπρο με Εξι βΑρκες

Transferred to Pournara Hospitality Center

A total of 458 irregular migrants, who were spotted yesterday at noon boarding six boats off the coast of Cabo Greco, were transferred to the Pournara Reception Center.

Information from the KYPE states that at noon yesterday they were spotted in the maritime area of ​​Cabo Greco by the Coastal and Maritime Police radars, six boats with irregular immigrants.

Boats of the Coastal and Maritime Police went to the area and the boats with the immigrants were safely taken to the Ayia Napa marina and after their details were recorded they were transferred to the Pournara Hospitality Center.

In the first boat there were a total of 30 people, 18 men, 3 women, 7 children and 2 unaccompanied, in the second 24 people, 14 men, 3 women, 5 children and 2 unaccompanied and in the third 62 people, 36 men, 6 women, 11 children and 9 unaccompanied.

In the fourth boat there were 37 persons, 14 men, 4 women, 18 children and 1 unaccompanied, in the fifth 22 persons, 14 men, 1 woman, 3 children and 4 unaccompanied and in the sixth 283 , 162 men, 27 women, 79 children, 15 unaccompanied.

According to the information of KYPE, the immigrants reported to the Police that the six boats started from Lebanon, after paying three thousand dollars each, to an unknown person.

Based on the testimonies of migrants, two people, a 31-year-old man from Lebanon and a 23-year-old man from Syria, who were on board the sixth boat were arrested by the Police.

The two people are expected to be brought before the District Court of Famagusta today for the issuance of a detention order.

Source: politis.com.cy

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