Maldives Police Service is probing the alleged rape of a woman in Male’ City, last Friday.
Police stated that the rape case was lodged on Monday but refused to disclose further details regarding the case as it is under further investigation.
The supposed victim of the rape took to Twitter to share a detailed account of her accusations. She said that she had gone to a place to meet her boyfriend and some additional people last Friday night. She said she was raped by a person present at the place after her boyfriend had briefly left the place to drop off a friend. Moreover, she also shared a picture of the alleged rapist.
The victim also accused the Police of downplaying her accusations by asking the length of the dress she was wearing when the incident happened. She further questioned if she would get justice from the Police.
Many on social media have expressed their anger at Police for not taking rape cases seriously.