A Pakistan national, arriving in Maldives via Dubai route was apprehended with a large quantity of illicit narcotic substances.
Maldives Customs Service claims the foreign national was arrested with drugs worth MVR 12 million in their possession.
Providing further information on the case, Customs confirm the suspect, a Pakistani male, aged 48 had entered into Maldives with the substances concealed in his luggage. Upon inspection, authorities discovered over 10 kilos of narcotic substances
The authority further informs the substance has been tested positive for heroine.
Meanwhile, Customs have handed the substances over to Maldives Police Service for further investigations.