BREAKING: Police arrest 9 in Addu City for terror plot

One of the people arrested over the terror attack against Former President and Current Speaker of the Parliament Mohamed Nasheed on May 6, 2021 | Photo: Mihaaru

Addu City, Maldives – The Maldives Police Service have arrested 9 individuals regarding a terror plot in Addu City today.

The arrests coincide with the visit of high profile officials including the President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Vice President Faisal Naseem, Foreign Minister and UNGA President Abdulla Shahid and External Affairs Minister of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar.

Police have announced that further details regarding the anti-terrorism operation will be released at a later time.

Details to come …