Police have arrested a suspect who broke into a taxi car parked at the Male’ Industrial Zone in an attempted robbery.
The police report the suspect, identified as a 34-year-old male, was discovered by patrolling policemen at approximately 2:31 am this Saturday.
According to the police, the suspect entered the taxi car by removing the car windows.
Officers also found a screw driver and box cutter on his person.
Possession of a lethal or sharp-edged weapon at a public place without a reasonable cause in prohibited under Anti-Threat and Weapons Act, and is punishable by one to three years in prison.