Table 8.5: NUMBER OF DETAINEES REPORTED BY TYPE OF OFFENCE AND SEX, 2008 - 2011
                                 
Type of offence 2008 2009 2010 2011
  Both Sexes Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female   Both Sexes Male Female
Total          17,674 5,556 5,353 203          19,259 5,081 4,913 168          16,995 4,141 4,002 139          17,803 5,279 5,110 169
Assault            1,602 1,023 1,016 7            2,000 1,199 1,187 12            1,638 945 936 9            1,418 967 963 4
Theft            3,903 862 846 16            4,007 834 825 9            4,001 774 758 16            4,735 1,149 1,132 17
Robbery               596 228 220 8               589 242 232 10               546 199 197 2               719 292 282 10
Drugs            2,484 2,617 2,494 123            2,366 1,834 1,757 77            1,618 1,160 1,107 53            1,821 1,453 1,405 48
Sexual Offences               455 275 242 33               563 324 284 40               522 299 257 42               642 447 393 54
Traffic            3,838 30 29 1            3,013 9 9 0            2,470 9 9 0            2,271 9 9 0
Domestic violence               172 16 11 5               156 13 10 3               135 11 8 3               214 34 31 3
Counterfeit and forgery                 98 49 49 0               133 51 49 2               167 31 31 0               134 52 50 2
Vandalism               648 32 31 1               902 90 89 1               849 79 78 1               776 106 103 3
Cheque Bounce               282 0 0 0               601 2 1 1               469 0 0 0               303 0 0 0
Embezzlement               313 80 79 1               391 67 66 1               407 52 49 3               365 60 58 2
Lost items            1,520 5 5 0            2,139 8 8 0           1,713 12 12 0           1,480 7 7 0
Others            1,763 339 331 8            2,399 408 396 12           2,460 570 560 10           2,925 703 677 26
Source: Maldives Police Service