Paraphernalia for liquor production seized from Fuvahmulah

Liquor production paraphernalia seized during an operation in Fuvahmulah City on October 9, 2018. (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

Maldives Police Service has seized paraphernalia used for local liquor production during an operation in Fuvahmulah City.

 The paraphernalia was found during a search operation run on three swamp areas at the island last Tuesday.

MPS says the paraphernalia was found in a joint operation run by Police Intelligence and Fuvaumulah Police Station based on intelligence report of a large-scale local liquor production business on the island.

Police seized paraphernalia used for liquor production as well as 20-liter containers believed to hold liquor.

MPS has not confirmed any arrests in connection with the case.