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Three Arrested in Cyprus for Stealing 190 Pigeons

LIMASSOL – Cypriot police in Limassol arrested three people in a car that was found to be carrying 190 stolen pigeons – no reason why they did it given – and that 51 of the birds were dead.

Authorities said it happened after officers pulled over for a check a vehicle in the Yermasoyia area. The men were said to be young, the driver an asylum seeker, and the other two facing charges of not having identification on them.

The pigeons were said to have a value of 1,500 euros ($1,583) and the men reportedly admitted taking them from a home in Pissouri and took police to the site of the theft to show it. The suspects were ordered remanded in custody for three days by a court. It wasn’t said if there was a stool pigeon.

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