Stab victim’s wounds “self-inflicted”

A 22 year-old man with seven stab wounds on his left arm was found Saturday (March 9) night in front of a shop on a main thoroughfare in Male’, Majeedhee Magu, reports local media.

Bystanders near the area informed a patrolling police officer, and the person was taken to the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).

Police claim the young man stabbed himself and he is being tested to see whether he was intoxicated when the stabbing occurred, according to local media.