A man has been stabbed and killed using a knife during an assault in capital Male’ on Friday night.
While the assault took place near Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA), the victim died while being treated at ADK Hospital. The victim is 19-year-old Ahmed Aagil hailing from Faresmaathodaa. VNews understands he was stabbed in the neck.
According to ADK Hospital the stabbed man was brought into the hospital around 7:30 p.m. and he was seemingly dead even when brought to the hospital.
While there had been a halt in such assaults in the capital recently, it started again two nights back, landing one of the victims in the Intensive Care Unit of ADK Hospital, where he is still being treated. The suspect who attacked and injured three individuals that night was arrested by police while he was fleeing the scene.
While a man was killed in the capital tonight police did not disclose any information regarding the attack. Police confirmed that the victim was dead and said that they take the case very seriously.