MP Zareer attacked at Male’ café

Mathiveri MP Hassan Zareer. (Photo/People's Majlis)

Mathiveri MP Hassan Zareer has been attacked, with what the police described as “a weapon that could be potentially dangerous”.

A police spokesperson told Sun the attack was reported to the police at around 05:08 am Monday.

The attack took place at the Habibi Café’ and Bistro in Galolhu district of Male’ City.

Zareer was taken to the ADK Hospital. However, the extent of his injuries is unclear.

Police initially reported Zareer was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon, but later amended the statement to say he was attacked with a “potentially dangerous weapon”.

Police have yet to make an arrest in the case.