Woman arrested in attempt to smuggle drugs into jail

Drugs found on the woman who attempted to smuggle drugs in to Maafushi Prison. (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested while attempting to smuggle drugs into the Maafushi Prison. 

She was arrested in a special operation with Maafushi Police Station after information received to Police Intelligence regarding the attempt to smuggle drugs. 

Three bullet sized rubber packets of suspects drugs were found on the woman when she was searched after the arrest. 

She has now been remanded by 13 days by the Maafushi Magistrate Court to a place assigned by the Home Ministry according to the Maldives Police Service. 

The Maafushi Police Station is investigating the case further.