Table: 8.9  NUMBER OF DETAINEES BY TYPE OF OFFENCES AND NATIONALITY, 2010
         
Type of offence        
Total  Locals  Foreign
Total                    4,141                    3,533                      608  
Assault                       945                       857                        88  
Theft                       774                       663                      111  
Robbery                       199                       186                        13  
Drugs                    1,160                    1,104                        56  
Sexual Offences                       299                       221                        78  
Traffic                           9                           9                          -    
Domestic violence                         11                         11                          -    
Counterfeit and forgery                         31                         19                        12  
Vandalism                         79                         78                           1  
Cheque Bounce                          -                            -                            -    
Embezzlement                         52                         29                        23  
Lost items                         12                         10                           2  
Others                       570                       346                      224  
Source: Maldives Police Service