A court in the Turkish half of Cyprus has granted bail to Australian fugitive Hakan Ayik.
Ayik was detained in the Cypriot port of Kyrenia on December 20, after having been on the run since August, when New South Wales police issued a warrant for his arrest.
Local media reports say police seized equipment used to make narcotics and steroids, a laptop computer, and eight mobile phones from his hotel room.
Now the Cyprus court has granted Ayik bail of $63,000.
His passport was confiscated and he was barred from leaving the Turkish half of Cyprus until he stands trial on charges of illegally possessing medicines and pharmaceutical products.
He evaded capture in Cyprus a month ago and is on the most wanted list of the Australian Crime Commission.
Ayik, who was raised in Sydney and has a Turkish background, is closely connected to a Sydney bikie gang. He is known as a fitness fanatic and is a bar and brothel owner.