Police investigate bomb threat message in Male’ mosque

Bomb threat message found written on a pillar of Masjid Al-Noor in Male' City on September 12, 2021. (Sun Photo)

Police have launched an investigation into a threat to bomb a mosque in Male’ City. 

The threat, was written in Dhivehi language on the pillar of Masjid Al-Noor, located in Henveiru district of Male’ City. 

The message reads that “bangaalhees” - a deregotary term used to refer to Bangladeshi workers – are far more powerful in Maldives. 

“We will do what we want. We will detonate a bomb soon. We will destroy Maldives,” reads the message. 

Police confirmed they have received reports of the threat, and said they are conducting necessary inquiries.