Female security guard attacked in Hulhumale’

Towers built under the Hiyaa Housing Project in Hulhumale'. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

A security guard stationed at the Hiyaa flats in Hulhumale’ Phase II has been attacked with a sharp-edged weapon. 

The incident was reported to police at approximately 01:35 pm on Monday. 

Police identified the victim as a Maldivian woman. 

She sustained a cut to her hand in the attack. 

Vashi Company Pvt. Ltd. - which manages security at the Hiyaa flats – has issued a statement confirming one of their female security guards was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon at approximately 01:15 pm. 

The company said the security guard was immediately taken to the Hulhumale’ Hospital, and is doing well. 

The guard reported to authorities that she was attacked while attempting to stop a person who was using drugs. 

“This incident took place when she stopped a person who was using drugs. And the security officer told authorities that the perpetrator wasn’t someone usually seen at the Hiyaa tower in question,” said Vashi Company. 

Police said they have yet to arrest a suspect in the case. 

The case is under further investigation by the police.