Theft & Robbery

Maldivian Manager at Kooddoo Airport has been arrested for stealing from tourist luggage

Four people, including the Manager for Island Aviation has been arrested in suspicion of stealing a large sum of money from a tourist departing from the Kooddoo Airport.

Maldives Police Service said that four Local men of the ages 31, 32, 36 and 37 have been arrested with a court order following the report not the theft yesterday.

Police said that as part of the recovery effort, 10,000 Euros were recovered and returned to the owner. And the case is being investigated further.

Manager of the Kooddoo Airport, Saudulla Rasheed told One Online today that the Island Aviation Manager is among those who were arrested in connection to the case.

Island Aviation said that they are not aware of such an incident and are looking in to the situation.