Two “narco-terrorist” suspects arrested in Maldives

Two men accused of “narco-terrorism” conspiracies to support Hezbollah and the Taliban were arrested in the Maldives by “the long arm of US law enforcement”, reports AFP.

The two suspects along with another two arrested in Bucharest were being brought before a federal judge in New York, according to a statement by US Attorney Preet Bharara.

“According to the indictment undercover US narcotics agents pretending to represent Hezbollah agreed to purchase hundreds of kilograms of heroin,” AFP reports.