IGMH: Condition of 2 men who fell from buildings in May stable

Scene of the fall of a 21-year-old man in Hulhumale' on May 21, 2021. (Sun Photo)

Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) states the two people who fell from buildings in the Maldivian capital last May have been moved out of intensive care and are now in stable condition.

The first incident took place on May 21, when a 21-year-old Maldivian man – now 22 - was found bleeding profusely on a street after falling from a building in suburban Hulhumale’. The second incident took place on May 22, when a 33-year-old Maldivian man fell from a building in Maafannu district of Male’ City.

IGMH’s media official told Sun both patients have been moved out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

The official said the 22-year-old is now in a private room, while the 33-year-old is in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).

The 22-year-old is believed to have fallen from the top of a six-story building to the terrace of the adjacent a three-story building – a guesthouse. And from the top of the three-story building to the ground.

He sustained critical injuries in the fall and was bleeding profusely when found.

Police said they have CCTV footage which show him entering the six-story building alone 10 minutes before his fall, and that more CCTV footage, along with witnesses, establish he was yelling and running aimlessly in streets alone before he entered the building.

Police said they have not uncovered any evidence of the involvement of another person in the incident.