Addu teenager arrested after drugs search

An Addu teenager has been arrested after police allegedly found almost a hundred bags of illegal drugs in his room. The drugs were stored in a container of margarine, a popular butter substitute.

Mohamed Ahmed, 18 years old, of Didi of Finifaru/Hithadhoo, was arrested on Monday in a special operation carried out by police acting on information from a member of the public, reports Haveeru. There were 98 bags hidden in the margarine container when police searched his room.

Ahmed has no previous convictions, South Police Division Commander, Inspector Mohamed Rasheed, told Haveeru.