Theft & Robbery

Man steals motorcycles, uses it to mug phone worth 15,000

A man has stolen a motorcycle and mugged a valuable phone worth MVR 15,000 from a man.

Maldives Police Service said that the mugging of the phone took place last night around 11:45 p.m. by a 26-year-old local man by a man on a stolen motorcycle.

Police said that the man is currently in custody.

While the phone has been returned to the owner, the vehicle used in the crime has been towed by the police.