Maldives Police Service

Police captures 34-yo jail escapee from southernmost Addu

  • He is to be sent to capital city Malé to do his time
  • He was arrested over theft allegations on 9 December

K. Male' 2019 Dec 12 | Thu 12:05 local 2,203

He was brought back into custody on Wednesday night - RaajjeMV

Maldives Police Service (MPS) has captured the man who fled while under policy custody in Hithadhoo district of southernmost Addu City.

Police media official revealed that the 34-year-old, who was arrested over theft allegations on 9 December, fled from Hithadhoo Police Station on Wednesday afternoon.

While he was captured later the same day, officers brought him back into custody on Wednesday night.

He is to be sent to capital city Malé to do his time, revealed police.

Last updated at: 6 months ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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