At around 2.00 am today, following information about a fight and an injury to a person, in the area of Nicosia, members of the Police who rushed to the scene found a 34-year-old man, who had injuries to his head and one of his arms.
At the same time, with the arrival of members of the Police, a number of persons, who were in possession of wood and pieces of broken bottles, fled, however during the examinations and control of persons who were at the scene, members of the Police proceeded to arrest two persons.
Specifically, a 30-year-old man was arrested for the offenses of public insult, causing disturbance in a public place, drunkenness, assaulting a police officer, and resisting lawful arrest, as well as a 31-year-old man, for the offense of possession offensive instrument, after the members of the Police found a paper cutter in his possession.
The 34-year-old injured man was picked up by an ambulance crew and taken for tests to the Nicosia General Hospital, where, after receiving treatment, he was discharged. The 34-year-old was allegedly attacked by a person who injured him with a sharp object on the head and hand. During the examination by members of the Nicosia Central Police Station, for the attack and wounding of the 34-year-old with a sharp object, testimony emerged against the 31-year-old, who had earlier been arrested by members of the Police.
Second man, aged 34, during the examination at the scene of the attack, told members of the Police that he had earlier been attacked by a person who had punched him in the face. The 34-year-old did not suffer any serious injuries from the attack. He then identified the 30-year-old who had been arrested by members of the Police as the person who had attacked him.
The two suspects were taken into custody, with the Nicosia Central Police Station investigating.
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