A considerable number of drugs were confiscated from a taxi in Male’ City during a drug operation on Sunday.
Several cars in Male’ were checked during the narcotics operation on Sunday, according to the Maldives Police Service, before a large number of drugs was confiscated from a taxi near Buruzu Magu at approximately 7:30 p.m.
The Maldives Police Service said more details on the drugs operation will be revealed at a later date.
According to media reports, the taxi was found carrying 28 narcotic packages, each weighing roughly 1kg, and a bag. However, the type of narcotics the taxi was transporting at the time it was stopped has not been identified.
Furthermore, drug operations conducted on December 9 resulted in the arrest of five people for alcohol possession in Male’ and six people for drug smuggling in Maafushi, Kaafu Atoll.