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Police probing bomb threat by two intoxicated tourists

  • The tourists were from Switzerland and Senegal
  • They were not arrested
  • They are believed to have been under the influence of drugs

K. Male' 2020 Jan 12 | Sun 23:20 local 3,754

Tourists at Velana International Airport - Yoosuf Sofwan Rasheed

Maldives Police Service (MPS) has begun an investigation into a bomb threat made by two tourists at Velana International Airport (VIA).

Police revealed that the Switzerland national and the Senegal national arrived at the Velana International Airport for departure at 07:51 am on Sunday.

Both were under the influence of drugs when they threatened aviation officers for trying to check their luggage.

RaajjeMV understands that the two tourists were not arrested.

However, authorities have launched an investigation into the case.

Last updated at: 5 months ago | Reviewed by: Zihnath Hassan

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