Police arrests the man who led the Mukurimagu riot

Police have arrested the man who allegedly led the attacks on police and damaged public property on 17 April in Laamu Atoll Gan.

Police identified the man as Ahmed Wajeeh, 30, of Beysge, Laamu Gan Mathimaradhu.

Police reported that there were 25 people arrested in connection with the case including four children under the age of 18 and one woman.