Suspect detained in Addu throws chemical at police officers

Addu City Police Station. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

A suspect detained in a police station in Addu City has thrown cleaning chemical at the faces of two police officers at the station. 

A police spokesperson said the incident was reported at approximately 04:30 pm on Monday. 

According to the police, the chemical got into the eyes of the police officers. 

The police officers are being treated at the hospital. 

The spokesperson said the police are looking into the incident. 

The police have not disclosed any further details regarding the incident, and did not specify the nature of the crime the suspect was arrested for.