Man handed six-month jail term for breaking house arrest

A man serving a three year four months house arrest sentence has been handed a six-month jail term on Tuesday for breaking his house arrest.

Mohamed Shiham of Felidhoo House in Gaaf Dhaal atoll Gahdhoo Island was sentenced to house arrest in August 2010, but left his house before the end of his sentence in April 2013.

He confessed to the offense at the Criminal Court.