A 45-year-old man was arrested and detained by the police in Cyprus after cocaine was found in the body of one of his minor children, aged five.
According to police officers, on May 21, two foreigners asked a chemist in Limassol for tests to be performed on their minor children, where cocaine was found in the body of a child.
The chemist urged the parents to file a complaint with the Police, which they did not do.
The case came to the attention of the Police on Monday, May 24.
The father was arrested and detained while an arrest warrant was issued against the mother.
According to police spokesman Christos Andreou, she escaped abroad on Sunday with the children.
A case of possession, use and supply of a controlled Class A drug, as well as abuse of a child under 16 years of age, is being examined against the 45-year-old.