the 35-year-old was arrested on april 18 and has since admitted that he murdered five women and two girls on the tourist island, all foreign nationals. On Sunday, it was decided that he would remain in custody. It is also proposed a suspicion that he raped a 19-year-old filipino, reports the AFP news agency.
to the rape. According to the chief of police, Neophytos Shailos met the man, 19-year-old woman on a dating site.
the Police also stated that they are just now receiving ”a flood of information” about the suspect, 35-year-old. So far they have taken 350 statements and a further 150 are to be handled.
the man's recognition led to large protests in Cyprus. The police have been criticised for not having taken notified the disappearance of the foreign women seriously.