6 suspects arrested for torching 2 homes in Addu City

Six suspects have been arrested in connection with the torching of two houses in Hithadhoo, Addu City last Sunday night, February 11.

Police media official reported to “Sun” that the suspects arrested for torching the houses White Villa and Dhonlafaruge in Hithadhoo includes two minors.

The two minors have been remanded to seven days in custody, and the four adult suspects have been remanded to 15 days in custody, reported the police media official.

“Sun” has been informed the arsonists torched the porch of White Villa. And fire set at Dhonlafaruge damaged two of the house’s rooms; one of them beyond use.

No one suffered any bodily harm in the torching.