Maldivian Gets 10 Years’ Rigorous Imprisonment In India For Heroin Smuggling

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A 28-year-old Maldivian man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in India for smuggling heroin in February 2012.


  • Ajouth Mohammed has been sentenced with two Indian nationals
  • A city court in Bengaluru sentenced the three on Friday
  • Indian police had arrested Ajouth Mohammed, Banwarilal and Chetan Saxena with 500 grams of heroin in 2012
  • The court also slapped Rs 10,000 fine on them failing which they will have to serve an additional year in jail
  • Ajouth had cited medical treatment as his official purpose of visit to India

Read full story at Bangalore Mirror

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