Kenyan woman and Maldivian to be charged for defrauding MVR 98,000 from Hinnavaru Island

Police have sent the names of a Kenyan woman and a Maldivian man to the Prosecutor General’s Office for allegedly defrauding MVR 98,000 from people of Hinnavaru in Lhaviyani Atoll, by luring them to participate in a course not accredited by the Maldives Qualification Authority (MQA).

Police identified the two as Jasintha Soyokva, 35 from Kenya and Ibrahim Riyaz, 35 of Raspary house in Kandoodhoo, Thaa Atoll.

According to police, the pair conducted an Office and Administration course on the island and told the participants that the certificate they received upon completion of the course was accredited by the MQA and 28 persons participated in the course.