A youth has been stabbed and badly injured in the capital Male’ City on Monday night.
The assault took place near Olympus on Majeedhee Magu.
Speaking to VNews police media officer said they received report of the assault around 10:48 p.m. on Monday night. The victim is currently being treated at ADK Hospital. The details of the assault would be publicized at a later time, police said.
VNews understands the youth is in serious condition.
Photos and video footage of the stab victim lying on the ground have been circulating on social media. The video shows the victim, badly injured with blood oozing out of his wounds, being assisted by some people nearby.
Since the footage and photos also show a motorbike on the ground near the victim, it is likely that he was stabbed while he was riding on the road.
Police have so far not released any information regarding the incident.