Baa Atoll

Man swims from Goedhoo to Fehendhoo, arrested while returning to Goedhoo

A man has been arrested for traveling between islands during the nationwide lock down while swimming from Baa Atoll Fehendhoo to Goedhoo after swimming from Goedhoo to Fehendhoo.

Maldives Police Service said that they arrested a 40-year-old local in the lagoon while returning to Goedhoo. And the case is being investigated further.

While COVID-19 situation in the Maldives has gone to a community spread, a nationwide lock down is in effect where the general public is banned from traveling between islands without the permission of the government. And those who violate this is being arrested by the police.