Theft & Robbery

Man arrested with drugs and stolen money

A 32-year-old local man has been arrested with stolen money and electronics along with illegal drugs.

Maldives Police Service said that the arrest was made this morning after a suspicious man was stopped and searched by officers on patrol around 9:40 a.m.

Officers found a Samsung tablet and a Galaxy Note 10 phone on the man along with MVR 6697, USD 40 and a branded Tissot watch valued at MVR 19,000 all believed to be stolen along with a plastic packet containing suspected drugs.

Police said that they are investigating further.