Police arrest 23-year-old attempting to smuggle drugs into a resort

  • Police arrested a 23-year-old in the operation
  • The operation was conducted on the 26th of September
  • Eydhafushi Police Station has took on the case and investigations proceed

K. Male' | Zunana Zalif | 01-October-2018 | Monday 17:12 | zunana | Local | 1,086

Narcotics seized by the Maldives Police Service -- Photo by: police

Maldives Police Service has arrested a 23-year-old man in relation to a drug-smuggling case.

Officers of the MPS had conducted an operation following an intelligence report that attempts were being carried out to smuggle narcotics into a resort in Baa atoll, following which they had arrested the 23-year-old on the 26th of September.

The man was seized with three sachets of cellophane suspected to contain narcotic substances.

RaajjeMV understands that the Eydhafushi Police Station has taken on the case and investigations are underway, with the court having remanded the arrestee by seven days.

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