Two foreigners have been arrested after trying to smuggle in two kilos of drugs into the Maldives.
The operation by the Drug Enforcement Department saw a 35-year-old Costa Rican woman and a 42-year-old Singapore man arrested.
The Costa Rican woman was arrested yesterday evening after arriving on a flight from Doha around 4:26 pm at Velana International Airport. She was detained after a customs luggage check revealed four rubber packets and a bag containing suspected drugs among her luggage.
The Singaporean man was arrested in connection with the case at a guesthouse in Hulhumale' around 10:35 later that night.
Police have stated that the Drug Enforcement Department is investigating case now.