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Man beaten with pavement drainage slab in capital

The 20-year-old was attacked by five men in Maafannu.



A man was hospitalised after five men beat him with a pavement drainage slab in Malé, police said Monday.

The 20-year old was attacked by a group close to the headquarters of the BG Sports Club, which also operates as a gang, in Maafannu.

The incident was reported to police at 12:40am.

Photos seen by Maldives Independent show a man bleeding from his head, with a pavement drainage slab next to him.

A police spokesman confirmed he is receiving treatment. An investigation is under way and no arrests have been made so far.