Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery at GDh. Hoadedhdhoo’s power station.
Police said a 23-year-old man was arrested on Monday night.
According to sources, the suspect is the power station’s technician who was on night duty when the safe was stolen.
The robbery was reported on Saturday. However, secretariat of Hoadedhdhoo Council said earlier that the employees of the power station did not know the time of the robbery.
With the joint effort of police and some employees of the power station, the safe was recovered on the same day, but the MVR 43,000 that was said to have been inside the safe was not there when it was found.
This is the second time the power station’s safe has been stolen. The first time it was stolen with about MVR 100,000 in it.