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Inmate caught sneaking drugs into jail sentenced for life

Maldives' main prison in Kaafu Atoll Maafushi island. PHOTO/CAVINTEO.BLOGSPOT.COM

A man serving three years in jail has been sentenced for life over attempting to smuggle drugs into prison.

The Criminal Court passed the verdict on Tuesday, sentencing Ahmed Mihad of capital Male for life with a penalty of MVR 100,000.

Mihad was initially sentenced to three years in March 2013 for abusing drugs. However, he was caught hiding 16 grams of Cannabis in his boxers while being returned to Maafushi Prison from Male.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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