24 year-old male hospitalised after allegedly drinking cleaning chemicals

A 24 year-old male from the island of Bodufulhadhoo in Alifu Alifu Atoll has been hospitalised in Male’ after allegedly drinking cleaning chemicals, according to local media.

Sun Online has reported that the individual was transported to Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) in Male’ early yesterday (August 16), though no further details have been provided on his condition at present.

Police Spokesperson Chief Inspector Hassan Haneef was not responding to calls at time of press.

The patient was reportedly taken to Bodufulhadhoo Health Centre on Thursday (August 15) evening with the incident reported to police shortly after 10:00pm.

Doctors at the local health centre recommended that the individual be taken to the capital immediately for further treatment.