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Ex-president’s corpse stolen

December 11, 2009

The BBC are reporting that the body of the former president of the Republic of Cyprus, Tassos Papadopoulos, has been stolen from the grave just before the first anniversary of his death.  If this is, in any way, political then resolution of the Cyprus Problem has been made much, much more difficult.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8407552.stm

Grave robbers steal former Cyprus president’s corpse

Thieves have stolen the corpse of Tassos Papadopoulos, the former president of the Republic of Cyprus, police say.  Mr Papadopoulos’ body was removed after his grave in Nicosia was broken into overnight, officials said.  Marios Garoyan, leader of the former premier’s centre-right Diko party, condemned the act as a “heinous and terrible crime”, AFP reported.

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2 comments

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  2. […] 9, 2010 Almost three months ago the corpse Tassos Papadapoulos, previous President of Cyprus, was stolen from its […]



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