Police seize 240 beer cans, arrest 7 in operation

File photo of the Maldives Police Service insignia displayed on the uniform of a police officer. (File Photo/Sun/Mohamed Muzain Nazim)

Seven individuals have been arrested in Male’ City for possession of alcohol.

Police said that the operation by the Drug Intelligence Department saw the arrest of seven who were in possession of beer cans. They were arrested in a residence in the Maafannu ward. 

Police searched the residence under a court order which saw 240 beer cans and two joints suspected of containing drugs, confiscated. 

Individuals arrested in the operation are aged between 19 and 28. Police are now investigating the case.