Robbers have broken into the office of Apollo Holdings in Male’ City last night and made way with more than MVR 1.75 million.
An official from Apollo spoke with “Sun” and stated that the robbers entered the higher level floor of the Apollo Hardware Center before breaking into five safes and taking the content. The official stated that the robbers had destroyed the locks of the office before breaking into the safes.
“From the looks of it, it is evident that this was not done by just one or two people.” said the official.
A total of 17 cameras are located between Apollo Hardware Center and the office where the safes are located. Six of these cameras are located inside the office. The official stated that the robbers had placed duct tape over the cameras after they had entered.
“It seems that they (robbers) entered around 23:00. And according to a tenant of the building, they might have been inside till 4:00 in the morning.” said the official from Apollo.
The theft has now been filed with Police who are now investigating the matter.