Woman suspected of stabbing brother released

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 during a domestic dispute in December has now been released from Police custody.

On December 21, under suspicious of stabbing her brother in the head, 25-year-old Lamha Naseer was arrested. The following day, the Criminal Court ordered a 15-day remand for her. The court documents from this hearing noted that she had tested positive for drugs as well.

Media Official for Maldives Police Service who spoke with Sun said that since there was no longer any grounds to keep her in custody, Lamha was released on Wednesday.

So far, the Police have not released much information regarding this incident. But said that is believed the incident occurred during a domestic dispute at a home in the 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.