Two arrested in connection to kidnapping incident

Two people linked to a kidnapping incident reported last Saturday have been arrested.

A young man was forced into a car by a masked group in H.Dh. Kulhudhuffushi and severely beaten up. The victim, 29 year old Hassan Ibrahim, sustained serious injuries in the incident, including a brain bleed.

The police said two local men aged 24 and 25 were arrested under a court order on Monday night in connection to the incident. The vehicle into which the victim was forced into has also been seized, said the police.

The victim was transferred to ADK Hospital in capital Male' due to the seriousness of his condition. He underwent a major surgery at the hospital and still remains in critical condition.