Three arrested over Badidhoo island council safe theft

Three men have been arrested in connection with the alleged theft of Rf 60,000 (US$4670) from two safes in the Island Office of Badidhoo in Dhaal atoll, during which a guard was tied up with tape.

Six men have been arrested in the case so far, however police have declined to reveal further information.

Haveeru reported that one the men arrested had run as an MDP candidate for the Island Council in the recent local council elections.