Maldives Customs Service has seized cocaine worth MVR 21 million from the luggage of a passenger who traveled to Maldives.
Customs revealed that the drugs were discovered while screening the luggage of a passenger who had traveled to Maldives on May 3, which prompted an inspection over the presence of a suspicious substance.
Moreover, customs stated that the suspicious substance had tested positive for cocaine. The drugs found in the passenger luggage weighed 4.226 kilograms. Its street value has been estimated at MVR 21 million.
The drugs have now been handed over to Maldives Police Service.