MPL employee arrested on suspicion of stealing baby goat

An employee of the Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) was arrested by police yesterday on suspicion of stealing a baby goat from a cargo ship, according to Haveeru.

A police media official explained that the employee was taken into police custody and handed over to the customs authorities while he was attempting to smuggle the infant goat out of the MPL lorry parking area.

The media official added that the investigation will begin once customs sends the case over to police.