2 Maafaru men arrested after they flaunt travel ban to go fishing

2 Maafaru men arrested after they flaunt travel ban to go fishing

Maldives Police Service, on Wednesday, arrested two people who travelled out N. Maafaru on a fishing trip, in violation of the travel restrictions in place on the island – which is under monitoring by the health authorities.
According to the police, the two left on the fishing trip on Wednesday, and were arrested for violation of the travel ban and public disorder at approximately 10:40 pm.

They were identified as a 59-year-old Maldivian male and a 44-year-old Maldivian male.

The case is under further investigation by the police.

The police have urged members of the public to adhere to the instructions of the authorities, and the restrictive measures being imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19.