Man arrested after violent attack in Hoarafushi

File photo of the Maldives Police Service badge displayed on the uniform of a police officer. (File Photo/Sun/Mohamed Muzain Nazim)

Police have arrested a man for a violent attack using a sharp object. 

The incident happened yesterday at 14:15. 

Police said that the individual arrested is a local aged 43. The man has been placed on remand for a period of 15 days. 

The individual was arrested last night around 20:18.

Police are further investigating the incident.