Man arrested from Molhadhoo for molesting two minors

H. A. Molhadhoo. Sun Photo/Reader contribution)

A suspect has been arrested from H. A. Molhadhoo for molesting two children.

Vice President of Molhadhoo Council, Ahmed Adam confirmed a suspect was arrested from the island last Saturday evening, but refused to confirm the nature of the allegation.

Maldives Police Service confirms the authority arrested a suspect from Molhadhoo for molesting two children. And identified the suspect as a 46-year-old Maldivian man.

“Sun” has been informed the suspect is originally from H. A. Uligam and resides in Molhadhoo after marrying a woman from the island.

The victims of the sexual abuse are a 13-year-old and a 10-year-old.

MPS says the case is under further investigation, and that the suspect was remanded to 15 days in detention on Saturday.