Fatal stabbing claims life in Addu City

A man has been stabbed to death in southernmost Addu City.

The deceased has been identified as Shu'aib, 27, of Blue Star, Maradhoofeydhoo.

The police said they received reports of the stabbing at 11:38 pm on Wednesday night. The victim succumbed to his injuries while receiving treatment at Addu Equitorial Hospital.

According to reports, the man was attacked with a knife by his younger brother, who fled after the attack. The police said the investigation is ongoing and did not reveal whether an arrest has been made.