Police have arrested three men in possession of alcohol and snakes.
In a statement issued today police said they conducted a special operation last night at about 10:15pm, after receiving intelligence reports.
Police said a 21 year-old man and two 23 year-old men were arrested.
According to the police statement they were arrested near Ahigasdhoushuge in Maafannu ward. A room in the third floor of the house was rented by one of the men arrested.
Police searched inside the room and discovered 15 bottles of Finlandia vodka, 24 cans of beer and three snakes.
Police said the operation was very successful and stated that police had earlier received intelligence report that one of the men arrested was conducting a widespread trade of illegal alcohol in Male’.
The Drug Enforcement Department is currently investigating the case.
Police Sub-Inspector Hassan Haneef told Minivan News that two of the snakes were a dangerous species and were on the list of contraband.