Maldives Police Service has commenced investigation on a suspected explosion attempt at Lhaviyani atoll Naifaru.

The law enforcement authority confirms they received a suspected act of terrorism from the island around 17:17hrs on Wednesday, previous week.

Police confirms they had searched the residences of three individuals the authority suspect to have ties to the attempt. They searched these premises through a court order on Thursday, previous week.

However, no arrests have been made so far in relation to the suspected terror attempt. Though several electronic implements from the three suspects were confiscated by Police.

Naifaru Magistrate Court had issued an order on confiscating property, documents and information in order to cease valuable items holding knowledge about the possible explosion attempt.