All except 7 of the 133 migrant workers arrested during the chaos in K. Thilafushi have been released.
Maldives Police revealed the arrests earlier today, having detained them for creating unrest in the island which injured two Police officers.
Recently, a lot of migrants have protested in Thilafushi due to difficulties and necessary rights not being fulfilled by their employers since the lock down was imposed. HDC revealed that the unrest is due to food arrangements not being made for the workers.
K. Thilafishi is home to a large number of migrant workers.