Police seize 42 kilos of drugs hidden under false flooring at Male’ home

42 kilos of drugs found hidden inside a false flooring at a house in Male' City's Maafannu district that was seized by the Police. (Photo/Commissioner of Police Mohamed Hameed)

Maldives Police Service has seized 42 kilos of drugs that were hidden under false flooring at a house in Male’ City’s Maafannu district.

Via a tweet today, Commissioner of Police Mohamed Hameed said that the drugs were discovered and seized during a joint operation initiated by the Police’s Drug Enforcement Department and Counter Narcotics Intelligence on Thursday.

CP Hameed disclosed the drugs seized during this operation as 42 kilos of heroin. He also noted that one arrest has been made over the case, following which an investigation is underway.

Earlier this month, Police seized 12.6 kilos of drugs and arrested three suspects in the operation, which was conducted in Male’, Hulhumale’ Phase I, Hulhumale’ Phase II, and at sea.