New police station on Landhoo in Noonu Atoll destroyed in fire

Police have said a new police station built on the island of Landhoo in Noonu Atoll has burned down.

In a statement police said the station was set ablaze at about 2:00am this morning, with the entire building destroyed beyond repair.

Police said the fire was controlled in 20 minutes with the help of islanders.

According to police, the building was built using the money of islanders.

Manadhoo island police station is now investigating the case.