970kgs of illicit drugs seized in the Maldives in past 3 years

The Maldives’s Home Minister Imran Abdulla announced that 970kgs of illicit drugs were seized in the country between 2018 and 2021. Increased ‘anti-drug’ efforts as well as increased trafficking are said to have be responsible for the high level of seizures. Maldives police state that they have increased surveillance at transit routes used by international drug networks. More than 300kgs have been seized so far in 2021.

Source: https://avas.mv/en/110140