Maldives Police Service (MPS) confirmed on Saturday that two individuals have been apprehended in connection with a brutal stabbing incident in Fuvahmulah. The authorities have refrained from divulging any further details regarding the arrests or the detainees citing the ongoing investigation.

According to a statement released by the MPS, a report of the attack was received in the early hours of Saturday. The victim, a 36-year-old male, was rushed to Fuvahmulah Hospital. However, due to the severity of his injuries, he has since been transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) in the capital city of Male’.

The victim sustained several stab wounds to his head, according to media reports. Authorities have not disclosed any information on the severity of his injuries or the circumstances surrounding the incident.