Police investigating attack on photographer by tourist

File photo of the Maldives Police Service badge displayed on the uniform of a police officer. (File Photo/Sun/Mohamed Muzain Nazim)

Police have begun an investigation into an alleged attack by a tourist on a photographer on Residence Maldives last Saturday.

The attack happened around 5:15 and was over some photos taken by the photographer, who did not receive any visible injuries. The incident was reported to Police in G.A Vilingili by the photographer and police later traveled to the resort to take the statement of the tourist.

Police are now further investigating the incident.