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Police arrest 19-year-old over stabbing near Thoiba Mosque

Shahudha Mohamed
23 September 2020, MVT 22:09
A street blocked off by Maldives Police Service to preserve a crime scene for their investigations and to conduct their inquiries. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED/MIHAARU
Shahudha Mohamed
23 September 2020, MVT 22:09

Maldives Police Service, on Wednesday night, arrested a 19-year-old over a stabbing near Thoiba Mosque in Male' City's Maafannu ward.

According to police, authorities recieved a report of the attack, which took place at the Haveeree Hingun and Shaheedu Ali Hingun junction, at around 2045hrs.

Police confirmed that the injured individual was taken to the hospital and officers are currently operating at the crime scene.

Authorities have yet to disclose further details of the incident, although police stated that more information will be revealed as the situation develops.

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