Table 8.7: NUMBER OF DETAINEES REPORTED BY TYPE OF OFFENCE AND SEX, 2008 - 2009
Type of offence 2008 2009
Both Sex Male Female Both Sex Male Female
Total 5,556 5,353 203 5,053 4,884 169
Assault 1,023 1,016 7 1,194 1,181 13
Theft 862 846 16 828 819 9
Robbery 228 220 8 244 234 10
Drugs 2,617 2,494 123 1,820 1,743 77
Sexual Offences 275 242 33 323 283 40
Traffic 30 29 1 9 9 0
Domestic violence 16 11 5 13 10 3
Counterfeit and forgery 49 49 0 51 49 2
Vandalism 32 31 1 91 90 1
Cheque Bounce 0 0 0 2 1 1
Embezzlement 80 79 1 67 66 1
Lost items 5 5 0 9 9 0
Others 339 331 8 402 390 12
Source: Maldives Police Service