A group of men attacked three men inside a coffee shop in Mahchangolhi last night.
Police Sub-Inspector Ahmed Shiyam said that the three men were injured and were admitted to Indira Gandi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).
”One of them was stabbed in the back and his condition is serious, the other two were stablised after medical treatment and have now have been discharged,” said Shiyam. ”They were attacked while they were inside a cafe.”
He said that the coffee shop had requested police not to reveal its identity ”as the case has no connection with the coffee shop.”
He noted that police have been continuing special operations to curb gang violence and crime in Male’.
”But now we are not conducting operations at the level we did during the holidays,” he added.
Also last night, two motorbikes parked in two different areas of Male’ were burned in an apparent arson attack.
Police said that one motorbike parked in Buruzumagu was found burned at 3:10am last night.
Police officers patrolling the streets saw the motorbike on fire and doused it with water, and the motorbike was not severely damaged.
Another motorbike parked near Galolhu cemetery was found burnt last night at 4:00am, police said.
Police said that one ‘Pulsar’ motorcycle and two ‘Wave’ motorcycles were severely damaged in the incident.