Preschooler molested in Male’ school

Protesters hold an anti-rape rally in Male' City. (File Photo/Sun/Mohamed Muzain Nazim)

Police have launched an investigation into the sexual abuse of a young girl in Male’ City. 

A police spokesperson confirmed to Sun on Saturday afternoon that the sexual abuse of child in a school in Male’ City has been reported to the authorities. However, the spokesperson did not say when the report was filed, and declined to disclose details. 

However, Sun has been informed the victim is a preschool student. 

Police have yet to make an arrest in connection to the case. 

The latest case of sexual violence against a child comes a day after the police arrested a suspect for the sexual abuse of an 11-year-old girl in northern Maldives. 

Those with information regarding offenses against children are urged to call the Maldives Police Service’s Family and Child Protection Department at 3000600 or the Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services’ helpline 1412.