Police arrest one from Hulhudhuffaaru over quarantine violations

R. Hulhudhuffaaru. (File Photo)

An individual that traveled to the island of R. Hulhudhuffaaru from Male’ City has been arrested for violating the rules of quarantine.

Police said that a man of 30-years was arrested from the island for repeatedly violating quarantine rules. The individual had been roaming in the island and refused to listen to several instances of advice issued by the Council and Police. 

The Magistrate Court had remanded the individual into custody for a period of ten days following his arrest.

A positive case of COVID-19 had been identified on the island on July 12. Hulhudhuffaaru Council had said that the positive case was in home-quarantine and was living alone with no direct contact with anyone else.