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Dubai arrests Maldivian man carrying drugs

Fathmath Shaahunaz
13 September 2017, MVT 13:54
Two packets of heroin weighing half a kilogram which a Maldivian tried to smuggle into the country. PHOTO:Customs
Fathmath Shaahunaz
13 September 2017, MVT 13:54

Dubai has arrested a Maldivian man attempting to smuggle illegal drugs from the Emirate city to the Maldives.

Maldives Police Service stated Wednesday that the 40 year old man was arrested in a joint operation conducted with the Dubai police force, who are currently investigating the case.

Police are yet to disclose the man’s profile and the amount of drugs seized.

The police have arrested several people over smuggling drugs to the Maldives this year. Police declared that the institution is working to investigate such cases at an international level.

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