Man arrested for stealing bananas

A man has been arrested in the early hours of Wednesday for being caught in the act of stealing bananas from a stall at the local market in capital Malé city.

Police informed media that the arrested man is a local, age 34, who has a previous record of drug abuse.

He was arrested by officers who were patrolling the streets of Malé. Police recovered a number of what are suspected to be stolen bananas from his possession.