Man jailed for stealing mangoes from Juvenile Court

Justice Building in the capital city of Male', where the Civil Court is located at | Photo: Hussain Waheed

Malé, Maldives – The Criminal Court of Maldives on Monday sentenced a man to prison for stealing mangoes from a tree at the Juvenile Court.

Ahmed Solih, Kelaage, Gn. Fuvahmulah was charged with trespassing and stealing 72 mangoes from the Juvenile Court on 20 September 2021.

The man was also charged with trespassing into neighbouring H. Kolige. Solih plead guilty to all three charges.

Criminal Court Judge Ismail Shafeeu sentenced Solih to prison for the following charges;

  • 4 months and 24 days for theft
  • 2 months and 23 days for trespassing charge I
  • 1 months 27 days for trespassing charge II

Solih has a criminal record with a criminal sentence.