Policed arrest man in possession of drugs

Police have arrested a man in Alif Dhaal Mahibadhoo in relation to drugs charges.

The man, identified as Ali Nasru, was apprehended in possession of four packets of suspected narcotics.

Nasru had gone to pick up a package from a sea plane that landed at Vakarufathi Island Resort yesterday evening.

Police they had received a tip about Nasru and had gone to the pick up point.

When police tried to apprehend Nasru he allegedly threw the package into the sea. After recovering the package police discovered suspected narcotics inside.

The drug enforcement department and the Mahibadhoo police are currently investigating the case.