Theft and Robbery

Man arrested for attempted robbery

  • Arrested was a 34-year-old
  • He was brought under police custody after 2am on Saturday

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2019 Aug 24 | Sat 16:25 1,856 local

A parked taxi - police

Maldives Police Service (MPS) has arrested a man for attempting to rob a parked car in the Industrial Zone in capital city Malé.

Police media official revealed that officers patrolling the area arrested the 34-year-old at around 02:31am on Saturday and that he was immediately brought under police custody.

He got inside the taxi after pulling off the back-door’s windowpane, revealed police.

Officers found a screwdriver and a sharp weapon on him upon searching him.

Police is further investigating the case.

Last updated at: 5 months ago | Reviewed by: Aishath Shaany

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