Maldivian suspect arrested over US$122,000 Male’ hotel theft

Police have arrested a Maldivian national in connection with the theft of over US$100,000 from a safe at the Relax Inn Hotel in Male’ yesterday (July 16) .

Police Spokesperson Chief Inspector Hassan Haneef confirmed that a case had been filed yesterday over the missing money, with investigations continuing into the matter.

Haneef said that officers were currently working on trying to reclaim the funds taken form the hotel, reported in local media to amount to US$122,000.