Table 8.7: NUMBER OF DETAINEES REPORTED BY TYPE OF OFFENCES, GENDER AND AGE GROUP, 2011
                             
Type of offence Both sex   Male   Female
Total < 18 18 - 34 35 +   Total < 18 18 - 34 35 +   Total < 18 18 - 34 35 +
Total 5,279 473 3,736 1,070   5,110 459 3,629 1,022   169 14 107 48
Assault 967 127 735 105   963 126 734 103   4 1 1 2
Theft 1,149 102 858 189   1,132 100 847 185   17 2 11 4
Robbery 292 32 234 26   282 32 224 26   10 0 10 0
Drugs 1,453 108 1,096 249   1,405 102 1,068 235   48 6 28 14
Sexual Offences 447 30 237 180   393 29 201 163   54 1 36 17
Traffic 9 2 7 0   9 2 7 0   0 0 0 0
Domestic violence 34 1 19 14   31 1 17 13   3 0 2 1
Counterfeit and forgery 52 3 26 23   50 3 26 21   2 0 0 2
Vandalism 106 16 78 12   103 16 77 10   3 0 1 2
Cheque Bounce 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0
Embezzlement 60 1 40 19   58 1 39 18   2 0 1 1
Lost items 7 0 5 2   7 0 5 2   0 0 0 0
Others 703 51 401 251   677 47 384 246   26 4 17 5
Source: Maldives Police Service