2 arrestees escape en route to Covid-19 facility

Police during a drill in the capital city, Malé | Photo: Vnews

Malé, Maldives – Two people in police custody have escaped while being transported to Covid-19 facility last night.

Police said that they were released from custody to Health Protection Agency (HPA) after testing positive for Covid-19, to be transported to the Covid-19 facility.

Police have not released any further information on the matter.

The search for the two escaped individuals is currently in progress.