Man concealing drugs in sandwich arrested

The police have arrested a man attempting to smuggle in drugs in a 'submarine' sandwich.

The police intelligence received reports of a man traveling to Felidhoo island of Vaavu atoll by speedboat ferry, who was attempting to smuggle in drugs nestled inside a sandwich. A 35-year old man was arrested in a special operation conducted by the police.

The man was searched at the Felidhoo harbor area upon arrival around 1720 hrs on Monday. A film canister containing substances suspected of being drugs were discovered inside a submarine sandwich inside a bag in his possession.

Felidhoo police station is investigating the case further.