Srilankan police have arrested six Maldivians.
The Communications Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Miuvan Mohamed confirmed that 6 Maldivians have indeed been arrested in Lanka. Miuvan also added the consular of the Maldivian Embassy in Srilanka is providing assistance to them and that consular staff were working on the matter at the police station last night.
While no further information has been revealed with regards to the matter, “adduLIVE” reported that the arrest was due to issues with their passports.
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