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Three men arrested for kidnapping a minor

Lamya Abdulla
25 August 2021, MVT 15:57
(FILE) An aerial view of Shaviyani Lhaimagu: A minor was kidnapped in this island on Sunday -- Photo: Social Media
Lamya Abdulla
25 August 2021, MVT 15:57

Three men have been arrested over kidnapping a 17 year old child in Shaviyan Lhaimagu.

The minor was kidnapped on Sunday evening. Two men aged 26, and a 31 year old man was arrested on Tuesday, according to the Police.

A team from Police and Gender Ministry have left for Lhaimagu to investigate the accusations that the minor was assaulted while kidnapped as well.

As this is a case involving a minor, it is not permissible for information that may give away the identity of the child to be revealed to the media.

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