Man accused of sexually exploiting 13 year old girl

A 29 year old man has been taken into police custody after being found lying naked with a minor at a home in Alifu Alifu Rasdhoo.

According to a police statement released today (March 26) the raid on the house was carried out after a report was made by a member of the community. The individual taken in was a Maldivian male with police records for illicit narcotics and theft.

The police have reported that the individual was taken in on March 20, 2014, and has been remanded into custody at a secure location decided by the Home Ministry for a period of 10 days for investigative purposes.

Rasdhoo police station is investigating the matter further.