An 11-year-old boy has been found hanged in N. Maalhendhoo.
Maldives Police Service (MPS), and Ministry of Gender and Family has confirmed the news to VNews.
Police media officer said they received a report of a boy found hanged in N. Maalhendhoo. They are currently investigating the case, he said.
It is not yet clear why he hanged himself.
VNews has learned that the boy hanged himself while his mother was out of the house. She returned home to find her son hanged. Her cries alerted others to the scene, who reported the incident to the police.