The police have arrested a suspect in the stabbing of a young man in GDh. Thinadhoo.
The stabbing was reported to the police at around 01:50 pm Sunday.
The victim, a 25-year-old Maldivian male, is being treated at the Dr. Abdul Samad Memorial Hospital.
A police spokesperson said a suspect in the case was arrested under court order Sunday night. The suspect was identified as a 30-year-old Maldivian male.
Locals described the attack as a drug deal gone bad.
“It’s rumored they take party drugs. This is what led to the violence,” said a local who spoke to Sun.
The case is under investigation by the police.