Police have arrested a man discovered with eight large packets of suspected narcotics.
The 37 year old man, Ali Shukoor from Kulhudhufushi in Haa Dhaalu atoll, was arrested during an operation conducted by police to arrest drug dealers in the atolls.
The Maldives Police Service is currently investigating the case.
Police also seized 17 packets of alleged drugs in Sinamale’ during a special operation by Galolhu police station.
Police reported they have found suspected narcotics in Sinamale’ three times recently.