Last night Nicosia and Kyrenia were the scenes of police raids in many nightclubs and casinos.
By the end of the night, 20 people were arrested for a number of offences mainly related to having offensive weapons and a further 16 people were arrested for illegal gambling.
Here, police action was focused on raiding various nightclubs. A number of club personnel have been arrested for being in possession of offensive weapons including pepper spray, tasers and a samurai sword. There were also arrests for prostitution.
Police raided casinos at Rocks, Dome and Liman. 16 people have been arrested for illegally attending these casinos.