Haa Dhaalhu Makunudhoo residences goes on strike due to outrageously high utility bills.
Speaking with the resident of the Island the utility company has provided way too much high bills compare to other months and the bills are higher said the locals on the island. According to a bills estimate the resident said normally per household it would be MVR 350 and this month it was MVR 800. Also some stated some bills that comes on MVR 2000 is now MVR 4000.
The demonstrators are using megaphones to express their discomfort on bills. It’s has reported some people have entered into the powerhouse run by the utility company. Currently, the police have also entered the scene to stop the demonstration. The police have said they are trying to speak with the locals to find a solution to there problem.