Police investigate sexual abuse of 12-year-old girl in GA. Atoll

Maldives Police Service headquarters. (File Photo/Sun/Ihthisham Mohamed)

Police have launched an investigation into the sexual abuse of a young girl in GA. Atoll.

A police spokesperson identified the victim as a 12-year-old.

The case was reported to authorities on Tuesday night.

“The case is under investigation,” said the spokesperson.

However, the police have yet to make an arrest in the case.

Those with information regarding crimes 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.