Police seize over 11 kgs of cannabis in counter-drug op in capital

Cannabis seized by police in a counter-drug operation on January 7, 2023. (Photo/Twitter, Mohamed Hameed, Commissioner of Police)

Police have seized over 11 kilos of cannabis in a counter-narcotics operation in the Maldivian capital, states Commissioner of Police Mohamed Hameed in a tweet Sunday.

According to Hameed, counter-narcotics teams seized 11.46 kilos of cannabis after searching total five locations in the capital Saturday evening. It included four locations in Male’ City and one in suburban Hulhumale’.

The police arrested four suspects in the operation, he said.

Hameed said the case is under investigation by police.