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17 arrested in drug-related case

Nafaahath Ibrahim
10 March 2019, MVT 09:34
The items seized after serching a house in Galolhu. PHOTO: POLICE
Nafaahath Ibrahim
10 March 2019, MVT 09:34

Police on Friday arrest 17 Maldivians from capital city Male' in a drug-related case.

According to Police spokesperson, a house in the district of Galolhu was searched after intelligence reports of ongoing drug trade were received.

The search yielded a film roll, 10 pieces of wrapped cellophane and 164 small rubber packets containing a substance suspected to be drugs.

The Police further revealed the 17 arrested men ranged from 18 to 41 years.

Police are conducting further investigations into the case.

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