Maldives Customs Service has seized cocaine worth over MVR 10 million from the luggage of an American who had traveled to Maldives from Brazil.
Customs said that a suspicious substance was discovered during an inspection of the luggage the passenger was carrying which was prompted by suspicious behavior, who had traveled to Maldives on May 11.
The authority said that in the first phase of testing, the suspicious substance had tested positive for cocaine.
The drugs found in the passenger luggage weighed 2.064 kilograms. It’s street value has been estimated at MVR 10 million.