Missing student found serving drug abuse sentence in Malaysian jail

A Maldivian student reported missing in Malaysia has been found the Maldives High Commission serving a 10-month prison sentence for drug abuse, Haveeru reports.

The student allegedly dropped out of university soon after enrolling, before being arrested and sentence to jail. He is due to be released in December 2011.

The High Commission told Haveeru that the student was the only Maldivian serving a sentence in a Malaysian jail.