A man has been arrested in Noonu Atoll for alleged sexual abuse of his 15 year-old daughter.
Police Sub-Inspector Ahmed Shiyam confirmed that a man was arrested in Noonu Atoll on charges of sexual abuse.
He said that further information could not be provided at the moment.
However, a person familiar with the matter told Minivan News that the case had been reported and the girl was being examined by police. He claimed the arrested person was the girl’s father, and that he had been charged with molestation.
The source claimed the girl’s boyfriend had secretly “gathered evidence” that the abuse was occurring before presenting it to her and assisting her in reporting it to the police.
The abuse had been occurring for some time, the source claimed.