Three arrested from MP Jabir’s house with illegal narcotics and alcohol

The Maldives Police Services raided opposition MP Abdulla Jabir’s house in Malé and arrested three individuals for possession of illegal narcotics and alcohol.

Local media report that Jabir does not live in the building.

The raid was carried out under a court warrant on Wednesday night.

The three arrested are a 24 year old man, a 27 year old man, and a 23 year old woman. The police found one bottle of alcohol, one empty bottle of alcohol, four bottles containing narcotics, and one rubber packed containing narcotics.

On Wednesday, the police found three packets thought to contain narcotics in Gaa Dhaal Atoll Faresmathoda Island. No arrests were made.

On the same day, the police arrested a 21-year-old man in Kaafu atoll, Kaashidhoo island, with 14 folded paper pieces containing narcotics. Three men in Kaafu atoll, Guraidhoo Island, were also arrested with 39 rubber packets containing narcotics.

On Tuesday night, the police arrested a 22-year-old man from Haa Alif atoll, Maarandhoo island, with drugs and poker chips. A woman in Haa Alif Atoll Ihavandhoo had accused the man of sexual harassment on the same day.