20-year-old arrested with alcohol stash

  • The case is under further investigations
  • Confiscated were 12 bottles of alcohol

Zunana Zalif

K. Male' 2020 Feb 12 | Wed 07:13 1,990 local

The stash of alcohol was being smuggled from Hulhumalé - police

Maldives Police Service (MPS) has arrested an individual in possession of a large stash of alcohol.

The man was arrested a little past 2pm on Tuesday with 12 bottles of alcohol, and police revealed that he was attempting to smuggle alcohol into capital city Malé from its suburbs, Hulhumalé.

During the operation conducted by officers stationed in Hulhumalé, police arrested a 20-year-old.

The case is under further investigations.

This comes at a time authorities have been conducting operations across the country in their efforts to curb drug trafficking and smuggling in Maldives.

Last updated at: 2 days ago | Reviewed by: Aishath Shaany

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