Published on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Customs seizes 1.1 kilograms of Heroin with a street value of almost MVR 4 million, from a Pakistani male passenger who arrived Maldives on 2 May 2017 from Dubai.
Customs officers at airport found the passenger to be of suspicious behavior which led to an initial interception. After questioning and further examinations, officers found 2 packets (1100 grams) of heroin concealed in the shoes he was wearing.
This individual along with the seized drugs have been handed over to Maldives Police Service for further investigations.