A policeman on patrol heard a woman screaming from a guesthouse.
A 16-year-old girl was raped at a guesthouse in Malé.
The arrests were made in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Malé last month.
There were 355 sexual offence cases reported to police in 2017. Figures for 2018 are unavailable.
A 34-year old man was arrested on January 6. His initial 15-day detention was extended by 10 days on January 22nd.
Police recorded 417 cases of sexual assault last year. There have been 16 reported cases of sexual assault this year.
There were 417 sexual offences reported last year, with 15 cases reported so far this year.
A man arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a teenage girl has been detained for 15 days.
The 18-year-old said she was raped in the capital on Wednesday night and that she had reported the incident to the police.
According to local media, the girl's mother repeatedly facilitated the abuse. The alleged rapist was her uncle who lived in Malé and visited the island regularly....
Hundreds of Maldivians took to the streets in southern Gaaf Dhaal Atoll Thinadhoo Island after a woman from the island was hospitalized with life-threatening rape injuries.
A court has ordered the police to pay more than MVR800,000 (US$56,420) in damages to an officer who was dismissed in 2010 on a charge of...