Maldives Customs has announced the seizure of 2.5 kilos of drugs attempted to be smuggled into the Maldives via courier and post.
Customs, on Tuesday, said the drugs were seized in September and October following searches of incoming parcels to the Maldives.
In this regard, they detailed that the drugs seized in relation to four cases tested positive for ‘synthetic cathinone’ and drugs seized in one case tested positive for ‘mephedrone’.
Details of the days the drugs seized
Customs said the seized drugs have been handed over to the police, following which they have launched an investigation.
Subsequent to the unavailability of the police for a comment at this time, it is unclear whether arrests have been made in connection to the cases.