Eight people have been arrested in connection to the gang attack on an individual who was in front of the former Foreign Ministry on the night of 9 January 2020.
Maldives Police Service said that they are investigating the gang attack near the old Foreign Ministry building where a local 19-year-old man was injured.
Police said that all eight arrests were made with court orders and six of the arrests were made yesterday.
A video of the attack has hit social media recently that shows a group of men attacking a person and hitting him with a motorcycle.
The video also shows a police officer arriving at the scene as the assailants leave.