One injured during an assault by intruders at Medianet’s office

People gathered in front of Medianet's office situated at Orchid Magu. (Sun Photo)

A person has been injured in an assault by a group of intruders at Medianet's office located in Orchid Magu on Thursday evening. 

A Police Spokesperson said that the assault was reported to authorities at approximately 5:48pm in the evening. The Spokesperson added that the injured victim had been taken to ADK Hospital for treatment.

It was not disclosed whether an arrest has been made over the case which is presently under further investigation by the police.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday night, four young men were arrested from Male’ City for attempted assault.

Police identified the suspects as two 19-year-olds and two 27-year-olds.

They were arrested driving away on two motorcycles carrying iron rods. The suspects threw the iron rods onto the street upon seeing officers.

At their remand hearing at Criminal Court on Thursday, police said they also found a small knife from the pocket of one of the suspects.

The court extended the remand of all four suspects by seven days.

Two people were injured in an assault on a street in Male’ City on Monday night. Eye witnesses report the assault was carried out using iron rods and wooden batons. A 19-year-old was arrested under court under in connection to the case on Wednesday. The court remanded him to custody of police for five days.