Maldivian woman arrested in Trivandrum in drugs case

A Maldivian woman has been arrested in Trivandrum for a drug related matter, reports Haveeru.

The woman was arrested on June 4 in a case relating to drugs that were found on an Indian police officer on the run from the authorities and living on the second floor of the same house, Haveeru reported, citing Maldivian Consul in Trivandrum Mohamed Rasheed.

Haveeru identified the woman as 29 year-old Niuma Zeenath from the island of Manadhoo in Noonu Atoll.

“The drugs were confiscated from the police officer’s apartment. The woman was arrested as she rented the apartment to the police officer,” Rasheed told Haveeru.

Consulate authorities had been in contact with the woman, he added.