Police arrest two muggers in Hulhumale’

Police arrested two muggers who robbed an expatriate at knife point in Hulhumale’ last night.

The mugging took place near the Ghazi School around 7:35pm and the two suspects were taken into custody shortly afterward by a police patrol.

One of the muggers threw away the phone and cash stolen from the expatriate when he saw the police patrol while the other threw away the knife. However both men – Ibrahim Ahzam, 29, M. Suthulimaage, and Mohamed Maaheen Ahmed, 22, Seenu Feydhoo Chandaneemaage – were taken into custody with the stolen items and the weapon.

The expatriate victim was unharmed in the incident. Hulhumale’ police station and the police property and commercial crime department are investigating the case.