The Maldives Police Service rescued a man from an apparent suicide attempt in Male’, after he attempted to hang himself from a balcony on Friday morning.
The man was discovered hanging from the balcony by police officers patrolling the area. The rope was cut and the officers took the man to the hospital.
According to police he was not severely injured, and was treated at the hospital and released.
Sub-Inspector Ahmed Shiyam said the person was now under arrest.
“When the police rescued him, he was not injured much,” said Shiyam. “We are now trying to find out the cause of his suicide attempt.’’
Shiyam declined to provide further information.