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Over 2kg drugs seized en route to Maldives south

Fathmath Shaahunaz
02 November 2016, MVT 11:20
The drugs weighing 2.2 kg seized en route to Addu atoll in October 2016. PHOTO/POLICE
Fathmath Shaahunaz
02 November 2016, MVT 11:20

Police in collaboration with Maldives Customs Service seized over two kilograms of drugs being smuggled into Addu atoll by sea.

The joint operation by Police, Customs and a police dog squad was conducted on October 15 with the successful seizure of 2.2 kilograms of drugs discovered aboard a boat en route to Hithadhoo Regional Port in Addu atoll from India’s Tuticorin Port.

Police reported that the suspected drugs had been sniffed out by their dog squad in a cabin of the boat.

There have not been any arrests made over this case yet, though the police are carrying out further investigations.

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