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30 Nov 2023 | Thu 13:47
The gang violence took place in Malé City
The gang violence took place in Malé City
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Gang violence in Malé City
Three arrested in connection with gang violence in Maldives capital
 
The gang violence was reported to authorities at around 05:03pm on Wednesday
 
Arrested were an 18-year-old, a 22-year-old and a 24-year-old
 
Further investigations are underway

The Maldives Police Service (MPS) has made arrests in connection with a case of gang violence in the Maldives congested capital.

The police institution revealed that three individuals were arrested in connection with the assault, that took place near Cibo Restaurant in Henveiru ward of capital Malé City.

The gang violence was reported to authorities at around 05:03pm on Wednesday.

There were no reports of any injuries in connection with the gang violence according to authorities.

Arrested were an 18-year-old, a 22-year-old and a 24-year-old.

A video of the violence has been circulating on social media, which shows a large crowd of the public and police officers gathered at the scene at the time of the violence.

The video shows two individuals attempting to flee from the police. They are seen speeding away on a motorcycle before crashing into another motorcycle that crossed their path. One of them were caught by an officer while they were attempting to scurry away. The other is seen being chased by an officer.

Further investigations are currently underway in connection with the case.

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Reviewed by: Maryam Dhaanish Nasheed
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