Drugs and Alcohol

Man arrested in Thimarafushi with drugs

A man has been arrested in Thaa Atoll Thimarafushi with illegal drugs.

Maldives Police Service said that the arrest was made as part of a joint operation by the Thimarafushi Police and the Police Intelligence in the continued effort against drugs.

And so, following a report to the Police Intelligence regarding possession and sale of drugs, a special operation was conducted on Monday around 3:48 p.m. and arrested a 31-year-old local man.

The man’s residence was also searched with a court order where officers found 12 pieces of paper containing suspected drugs.

While the Thaa Atoll Veymandoo Magistrate Court remanded the suspected by three days, Thimarafushi Police Station is investigating further.