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MSC, Police apprehend escaped inmate

Mariyam Malsa
23 January 2020, MVT 20:45
Aisaru Naseem, the 24-year-old that fled from IGMH. PHOTO: MCS
Mariyam Malsa
23 January 2020, MVT 20:45

Maldivian Correctional Service (MCS) and the Police, on Thursday, apprehended an inmate after he fled from Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) during a health screening earlier the same day.

MCS stated that the 24-year-old man imprisoned on drug charges, Aisaru Naseem, escaped through a window after he was escorted to a room for sample collection with his handcuffs removed.

Reportedly, the man was wearing a face mask when he escaped, and fled in a car outside of the hospital.

The man was apprehended in Hulhumale with assistance from police and is currently under the custody of MCS.

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