Addu City Council member’s detention period extended to 10 days

A magistrate court has extended the detention period of Addu City Council member Ahmed Mirzadh, who was arrested with two other persons last night whilst allegedly drinking alcohol in the Equator Village resort in Addu City.

Police said that the three were arrested during a special operation conducted last night after police received information that three persons were drinking alcohol in Equator Village.

According to police, their remand detention was extended to further investigate the case.

The local media reported that the urine of the three persons tested positive for alcohol.