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17 Jun 2023 | Sat 21:20
Shaheed Hussain Adam Building Police HQ
Shaheed Hussain Adam Building Police HQ
Mohamed Sharuhaan
Maldives Police Service
Two arrested under accusations of holding three locals hostage
The team of officers rescued the hostages, all Maldivian men
Both suspects taken into police custody are Maldivian men
Further investigations are currently underway

Two individuals have been arrested under accusations of holding three Maldivians hostage.

The Maldives Police Service (MPS) revealed that they received reports of the Maldivians being held hostage inside a house located on Abadhah Ufaa road in Henveiru district of the congested capital, some time on Saturday.

After receiving the tip-off that a group of people was being held hostage, the police institution raided the house using force.

The team of officers rescued the hostages who were identified as Maldivian men.

MPS revealed that the three hostages had suffered several injuries and had to be rushed to Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) for treatment.

Among the suspects arrested in connection with the case is a minor. MPS has yet to disclose further details of the minor who was arrested.

Both suspects taken into police custody are Maldivian men.

The police institution is yet to reveal any further details in connection with the case.

However, further investigations are currently underway.

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