Cypriot authorities have launched investigations following a request by the AKEL Communist Party for drastic measures in connection with the illegal activities of a spy van, which was initially featured in a video by Forbes.
Cypriot police said Saturday that they had identified a alleged "spy van"equipped with sophisticated surveillance equipment capable of hurts communications. Police have questioned him Israeli owner of.
Authorities began investigating after the statement by the Communist Opposition Party, AKEL, on the government's involvement in the activities carried out on the truck, which was featured in a Forbes television show that aired several months ago and just recently viral in Cyprus.
The head of the Cyprus police, Cyprus Michaelides, told the private radio station Astra that the Israeli owner had given "some explanations" but would be questioned further with other Cypriot nationals.
Forbes had identified the truck owner as a former Israeli intelligence officer, Tal Dilian, which is alleged to be the head of a company owned by Cyprus and owned by the vehicle.
"Investigators searched for the location of the truck at the southern coastal resort of Larnaca after obtaining warrants," Cypriot police said.
«During the preliminary examination, the vehicle was found to have electronic equipment and was seized along with other evidence. " police said on Saturday.
In a subsequent search at the company's offices, further evidence was found that will be the subject of scientific examination.
In addition, police said they were investigating possible violations of its protection private life.
Of course next, as soon as the truck's video caught the lights on the island, the government was called in to see if something illegal had happened.
A spokesman for his police Ισραήλ reported that his Cypriot counterparts had not informed them about the van.
There were no immediate comments from the Israeli Foreign Ministry.