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Three arrested for group violence

Mariyath Mohamed
30 November 2023, MVT 10:01
Police officers make an arrest in a previous case.-- Photo: Mihaaru
Mariyath Mohamed
30 November 2023, MVT 10:01

Police have arrested three individuals in relation to an incident of group violence that occurred in Male' City on Wednesday.

No persons were injured during the fight that took place near Cibo Cafe' in Henveiru late Wednesday afternoon.

Police stated that three individuals, aged 18, 22 and 24, involved in the violent confrontation, have been taken into custody.

Police are currently conducting investigations into the matter.

Video of the incident circulating on social media.

A video circulating on social media shows the presence of multiple police officers on the scene, also catching on camera two suspects attempting to flee from the police.

As seen in the video, in the attempt to flee, the two individuals tried to race off on a motorcycle. They collided with an incoming motorcycle and fell to the ground. As they got up and attempted to run off on foot, one was caught by a police officer. The video also shows police chasing the second individual in an attempt to apprehend him.

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