Maldives Customs Service has confiscated 575g of heroin hidden in two packages that were imported into the country.
Customs stated that the packages that came in via courier were suspected to contain illegal substances. Upon investigation, their suspicions were confirmed when the substances tested positive for heroin.
The first package had a net weight of 287g (wrappings included). The second package had a net weight of 288g (wrappings included).
According to Customs, the packages have now been handed over to the police for further investigation in order to find the people responsible.