Three arrested in Faresmaathoda for possession of alcohol

Alcohol bottles seized from three individuals at GDh. Faresmaathoda on September 13, 2021. (Photo/Police)

Three individuals have been arrested at GDh. Faresmaathoda – over the possession of two alcohol cases.

The individuals were arrested during a drug operation conducted collaboratively by the Police Intelligence Unit and Faresmaathoda Police Station last Monday – following a tip received to Police Intelligence informing that an attempt was going to be made to smuggle alcohol into the island.

Police have confirmed the identities of the three individuals as all Maldivian men – aged 21; 24 and 28. At the time the three individuals were stopped and searched – they were in possession of two alcohol cases.

When the three individuals were presented before the GDh. Thinadhoo Magistrate Court for their remand hearings – they were all remanded in custody for five days.

Faresmaathoda Police Station is investigating the matter further.