Man who sexually harassed woman arrested in capital Male'

A man who sexually harassed a woman on the streets of Male' city has been arrested.

The police revealed on Monday night that the 56-year old man is currently under police custody and the case is being investigated.

The police also noted that several similar cases of harassment involving the man has been reported to the police, and urged any victims of the man to come forward and share information with the police.

The victim of the incident released video footage and description of the encounter on popular social media platform Twitter. The woman wrote that the man began harassing her near ADK Hospital in Henveiru and followed her a long way until they reached an area in Galolhu where 'Scoop' cafe' is located.