Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the assault on a ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) activist in AA. Rasdhoo.
Police media officer told VNews that a 24-year-old man has been arrested and given 10 days of detention in connection with Monday night’s fight between two people.
He said that the suspect was arrested on the same night, under a court order, and that additional information cannot be shared as the investigation is ongoing.
According to sources, one of the men involved in the fight was severely injured and was treated at the island’s hospital.
A resident who wishes to remain anonymous told VNews that the severely injured man is a PPM activist and that his head was wounded. He also had several minor wounds on other parts of his body, the resident said.