A 60 year old man from Paphos faces a fine of €11,000 after the Game Service and police found a live hare in a cage at his home and a killed one in his fridge.
Both were taken away as evidence. The 60 year was taken to the police station and charged with illegal possession of slain game in a closed hunting period and possession of live game.
Under the law he faces an out of court fine of €11,000.
Police at the Stroumbi police station are investigating.