Drugs and Alcohol

11 arrested with 72 million worth of drugs

Maldives Police Service has arrested 11 people with MVR 72 million worth of illegal drugs.

Commissioner of Police, Mohamed Hameed, took to Twitter today to announce that seven of the people involved were arrested on a fishing vessel and the other four people were arrested from Male’ City and Hulhumale’.

The Commissioner said that the arrests came after nine days of police work by the Drug Intelligence Operations Team of the Drug Enforcement Department of the police and the Marine Police.

He said that the operation have successfully seized 61.06 kgs of heroin.