A young woman has been raped by multiple assailants in G. A. Maamendhoo.
The victim, who Maamendhoo Council identified as an 18-year-old woman from Addu City who is married to a local, was subjected to the assault at approximately 7:30 pm last Friday night.
The member of Maamendhoo Council who spoke to “Sun” said the woman fell unconscious due to the assault, and was admitted to the Maamendhoo Health Center.
The council member said the information so far suggested the group of men intercepted the young woman on her way home from a shop.
The young woman shows signs of injury on her body, and is scheduled to be transported to G. A. Vilingili for further treatment.
A team from Vilingili Police Station has been dispatched to Maamendhoo to investigate the rape.