Thief injured in balcony collapse

A balcony in a home in Male' City collapses on February 12, 2023. (Photo/MV Crisis)

The balcony of a home in Male’ City collapsed Sunday, resulting in injuries to one person.

The incident was reported to police at approximately 11:29 pm Sunday.

According to a police spokesperson, the balcony had collapsed just as a person who sneaked into the house to rob the place had jumped off the balcony.

The man fell from the height of one-story, and sustained injuries in the incident.

He is being treated at the Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).

The police have not disclosed the details of the injuries.

The case is under investigation by police.