Rape case of 15-year-old by migrant comes to light

A poster to fight against child abuse and create awareness. (Sun File Photo)

A rape case of a 15-year old girl by a migrant worker in the central region of Maldives has come to light.

Police who are investigating the case informed that the case was reported around 23:00 last night and confirmed that the victim was a girl aged 15. A migrant worker of 34 years accused of raping the girl has been arrested under a court order.

Police have not revealed whether the migrant worker was in the country legally and are further investigating the matter.