Woman suspected of stabbing brother test positive for drugs

Young woman who stabbed her brother inside a home in Male' City being arrested. (Sun Photo/Nahudha Faiz)

The young woman suspected of stabbing her brother in the head during a domestic dispute at a home in Male’ City, has tested positive for a type of drug.

Maldives Police Services have earlier revealed that the woman has been remanded in custody for 15 days. In those court documents, it was noted that she had tested positive for a drug.

Although no details have been revealed regarding the incident so far, Police said that it is believed the incident occurred during a domestic dispute at a home in Henveiru district of Male’ City at 12:21 pm that afternoon.

The 37-year-old man who was injured in the incident was transported to Senahiya hospital for treatment. His condition remains unknown.

The case is under further investigation by the police.