Police arrest 3 after young man falls to death from Maafannu building

Ahmed Iyash, 22, lays on the ground after falling from fourth floor of M. Venus on March 11, 2018. (Photo/Social media)

Maldives Police Service has arrested three individuals who were sharing the same room in M. Venus as the young man who fell to his death from the building this Sunday morning.

The young man who fell from the fourth floor of M. Venus in Male’ City has been identified as Ahmed Iyash, 22, from G. Medow. He fell from the building at approximately 6 am this Sunday.

An eye witness reported the police arrested two females and one male from M. Venus. The witness reported seeing the three individuals escorted out of the building and taken away by the police.

“Sun” has not been able to obtain official confirmation from Maldives Police Service, as the police media official was not immediately responsive to phone calls.

“Sun” has been informed room is the fourth floor of M. Venus (which also houses Sonee Hardware) is used for day rent.

Neighbors reported hearing sounds of disagreements between the people (including Iyash) before he fell from the building.

The case is under investigation by the Maldives Police Service.