Mariyam Zubair (Mandhy), a long-time employee at the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) office and mother of South Galolhu MP Mickail Ahmed Naseem, has been injured in a violent attack at the MDP office in Henveiru district of Male’ City.
Police said the incident was reported to the authorities at approximately 12:30 pm this Thursday.
A 50-year-old Maldivian woman was injured in the attack and is being treated at the ADK Hospital, said the police.
Mickail issued a short statement via Twitter confirming the identity of the victim as his mother.
Mickail said his mother is now stable.
‘AN INDISCRIMINATE ATTACK BY AN INTOXICATED PERSON’
He said that the attack on her was not targeted, and had nothing to do with politics.
“The attack on her was not targeted and had nothing to do with politics; it was an indiscriminate attack on many people in the office by an intoxicated person," he said.
Mickail also thanked people for their prayers and well wishes for his mother.
MDP LEADER CONDEMNS ATTACK
MDP leader, former President Mohamed Nasheed has also issued a short statement via Twitter condemning the attack.
Nasheed said he will not condone violence in MDP office.
He called on authorities to arrest the culprits and serve justice to the victims.
The case is under investigation by the police.