The man arrested for threatening his son with a knife in K. Dhiffushi has been remanded for 10 days by court.
Police media officer said when presented to K. Thulusdhoo Magistrate Court, the man was given a 10-day remand and ordered to be kept at a place decided by Ministry of Home Affairs.
Police arrested the 40-year-old man at 10:36 p.m. on Tuesday night, for threatening his son with a knife following a family spat.
Photos of the incident were widely circulated on social media.
Police and Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services are currently investing the case