Iosif Iosif, also known as Sifis was sentenced to five years in prison by a “court” in the north for entering the area illegally and possession of weapons and ammunition.
The 40-year-old is also wanted by the police of the South of Cyprus in connection with investigations into an attempt on the life of Nicos Rodotheou and illegal possession of drugs with intent to supply.
He was arrested on January 9 in the north after he was found to be in possession of two guns.
Sifis was found in a flat in Famagusta, with 100 bullets and two weapons in his possession. He was also found using a fake ID, under the name of Nikos Nikolaou.
Dydi Rudolf or Balazov Miroslav, 37, reportedly Sifis’ accomplice in the Rodotheou murder attempt, is also serving a seven-month sentence in the north.
He is wanted by the police of south Cyprus, as well as Slovakian authorities for other cases.