Charges have been filed against two individuals who were apprehended during a counter-narcotics operation in October, which resulted in the recovery of around 215 kilos of drugs.
The counter-drug trafficking operation, led by the Drug Enforcement Department (DED), Drug Intelligence, Marine Police, Forensics Department, and R. Atoll Police, began on October 13 and finished on October 15 with the arrest of two suspects and the recovery of 215 kilos of heroin.
The Prosecutor General’s Office filed charges against Ali Shakir, 42, and Nimal Abdul Haris, 33, in connection with the 215-kilo heroin raid.
According to the PG Office, both Shakir and Nimal were charged with diamorphine trafficking, and Shakir was additionally charged with refusing to provide a urinal sample.
Furthermore, the two suspects were also detained in jail pending the conclusion of the trial by the Criminal Court.
The Drug Enforcement Department (DED), Drug Intelligence, Marine Police, Forensics Department, and R. Atoll Police undertook the counter-drug trafficking operation that resulted in the recovery of 215 kilos of heroin between October 13 and October 15, with the arrest of two individuals.
During the operation, police searched several uninhabited islands as well as a speedboat. The narcotics were discovered stashed on R. Lhaabugali.