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Police arrest taxi driver over allegedly threatening passengers

Aishath Mihna Nasih
07 June 2017, MVT 13:30
Shifa Mohamed elected as the Mayor of Male City. PHOTO:Hussain Waheed/Mihaaru
Aishath Mihna Nasih
07 June 2017, MVT 13:30

Police arrested a taxi driver who allegedly have been threatening his passengers.

According to Maldives Police Service, the 31-year-old driver is suspected of non-consensual touching of customers and refusing to stop at their desired destinations.

Police denied that he is being suspected of mugging but confirmed he is under suspicion of other fearful and offensive acts.

Police are now investigating the matter in addition to looking into instances of gang mugging in capital Male.

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