Indian national arrested for terrorism in the Maldives

An Indian national has been arrested in the Maldives for terrorism.

The 28 year old male named Raj Prashanth was arrested on December 30th under a court order. According to Maldives Police Service, the man was arrested for speaking about a bomb while awaiting departure from Velana International Airport.

The court has decided on a remand period of five days for the individual. Investigation is currently ongoing, and no further details regarding the case were shared.