Injured Raajje TV journalist sent off to Sri Lanka for further treatment

Raajje TV head of news Ibrahim Waheed (Aswad), who was attacked in Artificial Beach area last night and is in serious medical condition, has been taken to Sri Lanka for further treatment this morning.

Raajje TV reports Waheed’s condition as serious and said that he was flown off to Sri Lanka at 8:55 this morning.

An official from Raajje TV said that Waheed was accompanied to Sri Lanka by four of his family members, a nurse, and Raajje TV Chairman Akram Kamaaluddheen.

Two journalists from TVM were also injured last night during MDP’s continuous protests, as they were hit by a packet filled with thinner (a volatile solvent used to make paint or other solutions less viscous). The two journalists injured are; TVM Deputy Editor Aishath Leeza and Journalist Aminath Saanee.