A staff of the Civil Court has been arrested for stealing laptops from the court, local media have reported
According to CNM reported that the person was arrested after obtaining an arrest warrant and also police obtained a search warrant to search the person’s house.
According to CNM, police have recovered the stolen laptops.
Police have recovered the safe of Randheli Island Resort along with the money inside, 19 hours after it was reported missing.
The safe contained US$50,000 and Rf100,000 (US$6500) when it was stolen.
The safe was reported missing yesterday morning at 9:00am and 10 minutes later a team of police officers consisting of forensic officers and investigative officers were dispatched to the island, police said.
According to police the safe was found hidden inside some woods on the island at 4:30am early this morning.
Police said crimes of this type had increased lately, and said the Police Public Affairs Department had been having meetings with businessman to advise them on strengthening security of their businesses.
Police are trying to find those involved in the case as the investigation continues.
Randheli Resort is a resort under construction located in Noonu Atoll – a resort developed by the French company LVMH Moët Hennessy, according to local newspapers.
Police Spokesperson Sub-Inspector Hassan Haneef today said that one man had been arrested in connection with the case.
‘’Police have figured out three others involved in the case and are currently trying to arrest them,’’ Haneef said.
Haneef said police could not disclose further information at the time as the investigation was not yet concluded.
A group of people have destroyed the door of the head office belonging to minor opposition Dhivehi Qaumee Party (DQP) in an apparent attempt to break in, reported the DQP on its official website.
The website reported that it was the third attack such on the DQP headoffice, and that the party had reported the matter to concerned authorities, however the authorities were yet unable to determine the attackers.
Last time the attackers broke into the office, damaged property and fled with some of the documents and office equipment, the party said.
Police have arrested a father and his son with a quantity of allegedly stolen electronics in Kulhudhufushi of Haa Dhaalu
Police identified the two man as Mohamed Hussein, 54, and Adham Mohamed, 18, of Javahirumaage in Kulhudhufushi.
Police Sergeant Abdul Muhusin said the two men were arrested yesterday at 6:15pm.
Muhusin said police had discovered 34 mobile phones, two 500GB hard drives, 17 phone chargers, 4 CD players, 8 headsets, 6 phone batteries, 3 pen drives, 1 motor-bike remote, 1 knife, 1 mobile phone cover, 1 necklace with an ”Allah” logo, 1 ring, 1 calculator, 11 remotes, 1 radio, 1 speaker, 1 hand bag, 1 computer monitor and a USB cable.
Muhusin said the father had no police record, but his son had previously been arrested with ‘Dunlop’, a glue reportedly used for sniffing on some islands.
Police said the men were caught in a special operation led by Kulhudhufushi Police station.
Kulhudhufushi police station did not respond to Minivan News at time of press.