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Suspect arrested over Miladhoo School burglary

Shahudha Mohamed
23 April 2019, MVT 15:27
Money uncovered by Maldives Police Service in a burglary case. Recently, theft has been increasing in the Maldives, with Police recovering the stolen money in some cases. PHOTO: MIHAARU FILES
Shahudha Mohamed
23 April 2019, MVT 15:27

Maldives Police Service, on Monday night, revealed that a suspect was arrested over two burglary cases in Miladhoo, Noonu Atoll.

Over MVR 100,000 was stolen from the safe of Hidaya School on Saturday night, while a large sum of cash was stolen from a house in the island as well.

Police revealed that a 19-year-old male was arrested in relation to these crimes.

Additionally, Police disclosed that, upon inspection, MVR 94,000 was discovered inside a bag in a house. Moreover, MVR 1,300 was found in a wallet as well.

According to the Police, the cash includes money stolen from the safe of Hidaya School.

The two burglary cases are currently under investigation.

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