18 year old sustains head injuries in assault

An 18 year old male was assaulted with steel pipes in Henveiru Ward Adi Park in Malé last night.

The young man sustained head injuries and was treated at ADK Hospital. No arrests have been made yet.

Violence has been on the rise in Malé recently. MP Alhan Fahmy was stabbed in public at a cafe on Saturday and is currently undergoing treatment in Sri Lanka.

On January 27, two 18 year old males and one minor were stabbed in three separate attacks. On January 26, a Bangladeshi national was stabbed during a mugging attack.