Two Indians who were detained by the police for flouting religious unity and immigration laws in the Maldives have been deported on Friday.
A Spokesperson from Maldives Immigration confirmed both individuals have been deported to Sun, detailing they were deported on Friday afternoon.
Police, in a message to the media earlier today, said they were both handed over Immigration last night, after completing their investigations.
Islamic Minister Dr. Ahmed Zahir Ali posted on X on Thursday that he had received information of a self-proclaimed “spiritual healer” in a hotel in Male’ advertising activities that flout the Protection of Religious Unity Act.
Posts have appeared on social media advertising consultations from one Dr. Ganesh Dubey, who is described as a tantracharya and spiritual guru.
The consultation fee is listed as USD 100.
The police identified the man as an Indian citizen, who arrived in Maldives on a tourist visa.
A police spokesperson, on Thursday, said they had detained him and another person, believed to be his accomplice, and were clarifying information.
They said the case involved a violation of Maldives’ religious unity laws and immigration laws.