Three arrested in DED operation

Police raid a 'drug café' in Male City on November 26, 2020. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Police have made three arrests from Male’ City in a counter-narcotics operation.

According to the police, the three suspects were arrested on May 15, in an operation run by the Drug Enforcement Department (DED) based on a tip.

The three suspects arrested in the case were identified as a 28-year-old male, a 32-year-old male, and a 31-year-old female. All three are locals.

The Criminal Court initially remanded all three suspects into the custody of the police for 10 days.

The court later extended the remand of the 28-year-old by 30 days, and the 31-year-old by 15 days.

Meanwhile, the 32-year-old was handed over to the custody of the Maldives Correctional Service.

The case is under further investigation by the police.