Maldivian arrested in Thailand with 800 grams of heroin

800 grams of heroin was found from the bag of the Maldivian arrested at the Don Muang Airport in Thailand. (Photo/Sanook)

A Maldivian has been arrested with drugs at an airport in Thailand. 

Media outlets in Thailand has reported that a 3-year-old Maldivian named Adam Zareer, was arrested after 800 grams of heroin was found in his backpack at the Don Muang Airport.  

While the suspect has been arrested by the Drug Suppression Police, he is believed to be in transit from Malaysia going to Sri Lanka. He has been charged with possession of Class 1 drugs with intent to sell and exporting drugs out of the country. 

The police are expanding their inquiry in relation to the matter.