Crime

7 arrested over threatening police officers in Fenfushi

Maldives Police Service revealed late Sunday that seven Maldivian men were arrested over threatening policemen and vandalising the station in Fenfushi, Alif Dhaalu Atoll.

The seven locals aged 22, 26, 27, 31, 32, 34 and 37, gathered in front of the island’s police station at 2330 hrs on May 2, where they threatened the officers on duty and broke down the building’s door.

Police arrested one of the individuals the same night with a court warrant and took the remaining six-under custody the following day.

The magistrate court of Omadhoo in the same atoll remanded two of the suspects for five days, and the others for 10 days, on Sunday.

According to the police, the men were protesting against frequent police inspections of certain individuals, who were known to abuse substances, on the road as well as inspections of incoming packages addressed to these individuals.

Police are investigating the case further.

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Source URL: Google News

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