Man arrested with alcohol, drugs in reclaimed suburbs

A man with a bottle of alcohol tucked into the waistband of his jeans was arrested on Sunday night in Hulhumale’ city.

The police revealed that a special operation was executed in Hulhumale’ last night after the Police Intelligence unit received a tip of ongoing drug use and peddling. The 35-year old man was arrested on the 5th Street of Ramarugas Magu in Hulhumale around 10:30 pm after the bottle of alcohol and two packets of dry drugs were discovered in his possession upon searching. Five bottles of alcohol were also discovered in his home after the police searched his place of residence under a court order.