A group of bystanders captured and beat up a man who attempted to mug a migrant worker in Male’ City last Monday night.
Maldives Police Service reports the incident took place at the crossroads of Shaheed Ali Hingun and Fulooniyaa Magu at approximately 7 pm.
The mugger, who had threatened the migrant worker with a knife, has been identified as a 27-year-old Maldivian male.
Bystanders who saw the mugging in progress had captured the mugger and beat him up.
The mugger was treated for his injuries – listed as minor injuries – at Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital.
Maldives Police Service reports that the migrant worker targeted by the mugger did not sustain any injuries.