Four arrested in violent altercation outside Dharubaaru

A police line bars access to a scene of a crime. (File Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

The police have made four arrests in connection to a violent altercation which took place outside the convention center, Dharubaaruge, in Male’ City, on Saturday night.

The incident, which took place outside Dharubaaruge in one of the capital’s busiest roads, Ameenee Magu, was reported to the police at around 10:30 pm.

The incident resulted in injuries to one person, who was treated at the nearby Senahiya Hospital.

The police in an earlier statement that the person was “not in serious condition.”

The police arrested two suspects on Saturday night, and in a statement on Sunday morning, announced two additional arrests.

This brings the total number of people arrested in the case to four.

The police identified all four suspects as Maldivian males, but has not disclosed any details regarding either them, or the incident.

The police said they were investigating the case.

Statistics released by the police show the authorities received reports of over 300 cases of assault so far this year.