A group of people have vandalized the Friday Mosque in Kulhudhuffushi, Haa Dhaalu atoll, on Sunday night.
The Mayor of Kulhudhuffushi, Mohamed Athif, confirmed the damages made to the mosque in a Facebook post on Monday evening.
The vandals had sprayed water on the drying cement in the mosque which is currently undergoing renovations, and had written various phrases on it.
"We note with regret that such heinous actions of a few individuals are causing huge financial and other damages to the people and obstructing the development of the island," said the mayor in Dhivehi.
He also said that the city council would continue to work for the development of the island and the benefit of its people.
This case has been reported to the police.