Kudahuvadhoo man hit by police vehicle

A man from Dhaal Kudahavdhoo has been left injured in a collision with a police vehicle yesterday.

Sun Online reports that Ismail Mauroof, of Kudahuvadhoo Nooraneege, an employee at the island court, was undergoing treatment at the island hospital.

An eyewitness said that the accident occurred around 2.30pm near the island harbour when the victim on his motorcycle and the police van collided with each other.

The impact threw Ismail into the air and he crashed into a wall, the eyewitness recounted.

The accident in Kudahuvadhoo occurred less than 48 hours after the death of a 32-year old man from Gaaf Dhaal Thinadhoo from head injuries sustained in a collision with a police van.

Police had asked forgiveness from the victim’s family and pledged a full investigation.