Police begin search for escaped convict

Police have begun a search operation for fugitive Abdulla Mujthaba, Ma. Aafaluge, who escaped through a window at the Family Court last Sunday.

Mujthaba, convicted on multiple drug-related charges, was brought to Male’ for his divorce proceedings.

According to police, Mujthaba had escaped from prison more than once in the past and is likely to change his appearance.

Police urged anyone with information on the escaped convict to immediately report the matter to police.