A man has been arrested in Male’ for terrorising and raping a minor.
In response to the case police has stated a young girl below the age of 16 years has been brought under police protection after a case of child engagement was reported on Thursday during the early morning hours of 5:30.
It was reported that the police had brought the minor and a 24-year-old local man into police custody around 1:30 pm. The police had noted the man and the girl was found in a guest house.
According to police the man had tricked the family and blackmailed the young girl. The police also noted that the man has no known relation or connect with the family and the parents do not know the person whom she came to Male’ with. Furthermore, the police stated the man has a criminal record and the case is under investigation.