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Man breaks into couple's house, sexually assaults woman

Mariyam Malsa
17 February 2020, MVT 10:27
Citizens gathered in front of the gender ministry on January 16, 2020, to protest against rape and sexual violence. PHOTO: NISHAN ALI/MIHAARU
Mariyam Malsa
17 February 2020, MVT 10:27

Maldives Police Service, on Sunday, commenced investigations against a man for sexually assaulted a woman after breaking into her house.

The incident was reported at approximately 0620 hrs in an island located within the North Central Police Division which comprises the atolls of Kaafu, Alif Alif, Alif Dhaalu and Vaavu.

The woman and her husband were asleep when the assailant trespassed on their residence, according to the police.

Police stated that they were looking further into the matter but did not disclose additional details.

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