Man arrested after attempted robbery at MPL

MPL. (Photo/File)

A 19-year-old man has been arrested trying to rob from Maldives Ports Limited (MPL).

The man was arrested around 22:30 local time near the staff area of MPL. 

Police are investigating this matter. This attempted robbery comes just a day after MPL was hit in another robbery. The robbery on Sunday saw the thieves get away with documents from the HR department of MPL.

Police are investigating this matter and have taken into custody a man who was intoxicated at the time of the arrest.