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Policeman arrested on corruption allegations

Shahudha Mohamed
22 October 2019, MVT 12:50
Shaheed Hussain Adam Building where Maldives Police Service Headquarters is located. PHOTO: MIHAARU
Shahudha Mohamed
22 October 2019, MVT 12:50

An officer of Maldives Police Service was arrested on Monday night over allegations of using his position of power to gain undue financial advantages.

A spokesperson of Police confirmed that the individual arrested was a male aged 31. However, no further details regarding the case were revealed.

According to Police, in addition to conducting a criminal investigation, the matter will also be probed by Professional Standard Command of Police.

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