Police probe missing ministry equipment

Velana Building: A government office complex located in Male' City. (File Photo/Sun/Ahmed Mujthaba)

Police have launched an investigation after some of the equipment that had belonged to the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment – which is now split into two ministries – went missing.

The equipment in question went missing during transfer to the Ministry of Sports, Fitness and Recreation – one of the two new ministries.

A police spokesperson said on Sunday that a complaint regarding the disappearance of some of the Sports Ministry’s assets was reported to the police last Wednesday.

According to the Sports Ministry, the equipment was discovered missing during transfer of assets between the two ministries – located at the Velana Building.

The equipment missing include six monitors, two CPUs, and a large screen TV.

The case is under investigation by the police.