A Maldives national, suspected of terror links, was taken into custody by officials of Central Intelligence here, official sources said on Thursday.

After an input received from the Intelligence Bureau, the accused, Abdul Haleem, was taken into custody last night from a lodge in the city for questioning, they said.

According to sources, he was staying here since June last year.

The Maldives Consulate has been informed of the custody, the sources said.