Drug Smuggling

Over 100 kgs of drugs found on boat near Hulhumale’

Over 100 kilograms of illegal drugs have been discovered on a boat near Hulhumale’.

Commissioner of Police, Mohamed Hameed took to Twitter this morning to announce that over 100 kilograms of heroin and methamphetamine were seized from a boat near Hulhumale’ in a joint operation by the the Drug Enforcement Department, Drug Intelligence and the Marine Police this morning.

In his Tweet, Commissioner Hameed said that the social and economic impact from narcotic drug trafficking is high and the police will continue their efforts to disrupt the drug trade.

While the police have not released any further information on the drugs bust, an operation in Addu City earlier this month seized 98.6 kilogram of illegal drugs following a report to police intelligence on drug smuggling via sea through a foreign group.