Police make two arrests at anti-rape protest

Anti-rape protest in front of Gender Ministry headquarters on June 29, 2020. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Police have said that two individuals were arrested from an anti-rape protest held in Male’ City today. 

The protests today were sparked after the rape of a foreign woman on a safari in Hulhumale’ on Friday. The accused in the case were released by police after initially arresting them. 

Journalists witnessed three individuals taken into custody. 

Police later said that two individuals aged 22 and 23 were arrested from the protests today. The case is being investigated.