Authorities have arrested a Bangladeshi man from Velana International Airport in possession of 162 grams of narcotics.
Customs reports the man flew into Maldives on a Maldivian Airlines flight from Dhaka to Male’, carrying 1,452 tablets of illegal drugs.
The man spiked suspicion of passenger clearance officials who conduct a search on his luggage.
The narcotics were found packed inside his luggage, and weighed 162 grams in total.
The case is under investigation by police.