A 14-year-old male was stabbed to death in capital Male’ City early Thursday morning.
VNews understands the youth was stabbed in the neck by a group of four assailants around 2:00 a.m. early Thursday morning. Witnesses said the ground was covered in blood on G. Sabudheyriya Magu where the assault took place.
VNews learnt the youth died while receiving treatment at ADK Hospital. He was reportedly studying in Grade 7.
A witness told VNews that the police arrested the four assailants, who were trying to flee the scene, around 3:00 a.m. They were arrested inside a house near Kangaroo Kids in Maafannu ward. Police have not yet commented on the case, the witness said.
Police had also arrested five people attempting to carry out an assault on Wednesday evening. They were waiting to purchase petrol from the shed near Carnival region, after having bought weapons such as knives.