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Policemen look for drugs and weapons at a checkpoint as part of an offensive to curb violence and drug abuse in Malé, Maldives on March 13, 2009. It is estimated that one in three young men in Male are addicted to brown sugar, a cheap but highly addictive form of heroin. As drug use has soared in the Maldives, so has drug related crime and gang violence.
Policemen look for drugs and weapons at a checkpoint as part of an offensive to curb violence and drug abuse in Malé, Maldives on March 13, 2009. It is estimated that one in three young men in Male are addicted to brown sugar, a cheap but highly addictive form of heroin. As drug use has soared in the Maldives, so has drug related crime and gang violence.
Date26 Nov 2009
LocationMalé Malé Maldives
 
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