Arrested for usurpation of property in occupied – He remains in custody
An objection to the extradition to the Republic of Cyprus was brought today, before a court in Rome, by the Turkish Cypriot lawyer strong> Akan Kursat, who was arrested, on the basis of a European warrant, for usurping Greek Cypriot properties in the occupied territories.
- The decision on Kursat will set a precedent, writes the local press
According to the latest information, February 6 has been set as the new date for hearing, in a court in Rome. Until then, it was decided that he will remain in custody.
Kurciat was arrested in a hotel in the Italian capital, where he traveled via Istanbul with his wife, vice president of the so-called parliament.
The Turkish Cypriot Press wrote today that the Turkish Cypriot lawyer was expected, among other things, to advance the claim that the Central Prisons of the Republic of Cyprus are not a safe place for detention, also citing the death of a Turkish Cypriot, last year in the Prisons.