Expat who trespassed naked into a mosque arrested again for harassing women

Police arrests Bangladeshi for harassing women. | Photo: Police

Malé, Maldives— The Expat Maldives Police Service arrested on Thursday for trespassing naked into the Islamic Centre in capital city Male’ has been arrested again for harassing women in the city.

Police informed that they have arrested the 50-year-old Bangladeshi citizen again for harassing the women at the Dollar ATM in Malé city. Police said that they arrested the man at 1300hrs on Saturday.

On Thursday, the Police had also arrested this Bangladeshi citizen as he trespassed into the Islamic Centre in capital city Male’ in a nude state.

Investigations revealed that the expat first entered the mosque wearing a t-shirt and shorts shouting that he wants go back to his country with his hands in the air. He was requested to leave from the premises by the locals present. Although he initially left, he later returned to the mosque without any clothes on. 

He was removed from the premises forcefully by the Police along with a few locals present. Investigation also shows that the person was removed after he roamed naked in the mosque for a while and some mosque property has also been damaged in the process.

Police later informed that they have released the individual and are now preparing to deport him back to his country.