Police investigate break-in at SDFC headquarters

SME Development Finance Corporation (SDFC) headquarters. (Photo/President's Office)

Police have launched an investigation into a break-in at the SME Development Finance Corporation (SDFC) headquarters in Male’ City.

Police said the break-in and theft at the SDFC headquarters was reported to the authorities at 08:56 am this Wednesday.

SDFC, in a statement on Wednesday afternoon, said the break-in and attempted theft took place sometime Tuesday night.

SDFC said that while some of the corporation’s assets were damaged in the incident, no money or documents containing personal information of loan applicants were stolen.

SDFC provided assurance the corporation will safely manage information and documents shared by loan applicants.

The corporation said it will disclose more details regarding the break-in as the investigation progresses.

The case is under investigation by police.