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15 crew members arrested for quarantine violation

Mariyam Malsa
29 November 2020, MVT 19:23
The harbour area of Kudahuadhoo, Dhaalu Atoll. PHOTO: SOCIAL MEDIA
Mariyam Malsa
29 November 2020, MVT 19:23

Maldives Police Service, on Friday, revealed that 15 individuals employed on a boat were arrested for departing, while under orders to observe quarantine.

Registered at Kudahuvadhoo, Dhaalu Atoll, the vessel reportedly failed to acquire permission from the relevant authorities before departing from the island.

According to the police, all crew members were remanded for a period of 14 days.

The police noted that the case was under further investigation.

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