A businessman has been robbed of over half a million Rufiyaa in Addu City’s Hithadhoo.
The Police Media Officer said they received report of a robbery at a Hithadhoo store at 12:28 am on Saturday.
He said no one has been arrested yet.
While the officer did not disclose the stolen amount, a source said the robber took MVR 75,000 and USD 35,000.
The source said that masked men had come out from an abandoned building and robbed the owner of ‘New Season’ as he was about to leave after closing the store.
Addu businessmen have been assaulted and robbed in similar incidents earlier.