An alcohol brewing operation conducted by four people has been discovered in Seenu Hithadhoo by police.
According to police, the four brewers were conducting the operation in an abandoned house on Hithadhoo. Police were alerted to the operation after receiving a tip off yesterday evening, and raided the premises to find three single litre bottles of prepared alcohol which were confiscated along with a brewing still.
Two men were taken into police custody in relation to the incident: Mohamed Humaul, 21 and Ahmed Anees, 18. Police said two boys aged 14 and 15 years old were also involved. All four are from Seenu Hithadhoo.
The matter is now being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Department and the Hithadhoo police station.