Minor arrested with drugs

Drugs seized in a police operation. (File Photo/Maldives Police Service)

A minor has been arrested with drugs in Lhaivyani Naifaru. 

The website of the Maldives Police Service said that the minor was arrested in a special operation following information received. 

Police said that a minor was stopped near the new harbor of the island and found four packets of suspected drugs. 

The minor has been remanded by the Naifaru Magistrate Court. 

On 9 August, Naifaru POlice Station and Police Intelligence conducted a collaborative operation where a 26-year-old was arrested with suspected drugs. 

The two cases are being investigated further by the Naifaru Police.