Theft & Robbery

Man arrested for impersonating Intel Police and robbing guesthouse

A person has been arrested for robbing a guesthouse in Male’ City by impersonating an officer of Police Intelligence of the Maldives Police Service.

Police said that a 42-year-old local man was arrested this morning in connection to the case of three men impersonating police intelligence officers and robbing Farivaa Stay 3 on Majeedhee Magu on 11 November 2020, Wednesday.

When the man was taken to the Criminal Court for his remand hearing, the court had remanded him by 15 days according to the police.

Police have previously said that a report has been made that three men entered a guesthouse and tied up three employees before robbing and stealing some items.

The case is being investigated further.