Drug Related Crime on the Increase

Drug related crime, the most common type of crime dealt with by the Heavy Penalty Courts continues to increase every year.

North Cyprus News - Arrested

A large number of young people charged with drug related crimes appear in court every year. There has been a 7.4 per cent increase in this type of crime compared to 2018.

Despite the decrease in the total number of cases appearing before the Heavy Penalty Courts, drug related crime constitutes over half the court’s workload.

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