Minor arrested for trying to smuggle contraband into Asseyri Prison

Contraband seized from a minor in an operation run in K. Hinmafushi on July 11, 2018. (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

A minor has been arrested for attempting to smuggle contraband into the Asseyri Prison, located in K. Hinmafushi.

Maldives Police Service says the minor was arrested at 4:40 pm last Wednesday, during a joint operation run by Hinmafushi Police Station and Police Intelligence.

MPS says officers found six rubber packets and a piece of cellophane believed to contain narcotics, two mobile phones, one memory card and one pendrive in a box on his person.

The case is under investigation by Hinmafushi Police Station.