Drugs

Six arrested in possession of 5.5kg of heroin

  • The drugs were being transported to Addu City from Thinadhoo island in Gaafu Dhaalu atoll
  • The operation involved police and intel teams in Addu Cit
  • Police continues to investigate the case

K. Male' 2020 Jun 30 | Tue 18:31 local 2,268

The drugs were being transported to Addu City from Thinadhoo island in Gaafu Dhaalu atoll - police

Six individuals were arrested in a drug bust on Monday.

Police said that an operation was conducted at sea following an intelligence report that drugs were being transported to Addu City from Thinadhoo island in Gaafu Dhaalu atoll.

Noting that the operation involved police and intel teams in Addu City, Police Commissioner Mohamed Hameed revealed that 5.5kg of heroin was confiscated in the operation.

While the heroin was being transported to Addu City on a speed boat from Thinadhoo island, the police operation was launched on Monday evening.

Police continues to investigate the case.

Last updated at: 1 week ago | Reviewed by: Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim

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