The first two suspects were arrested as part of the probe into the incident on Saturday.
We can confirm that a third individual has been arrested in connection to #May06TerrorAttack early today.— Maldives Police (@PoliceMv) May 9, 2021
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The 53-year-old politician was injured in a bomb blast in the capital of Male on Thursday and is currently recovering in hospital. The incident reportedly occurred near Nasheed's home and injured two other people — his bodyguard and a bystander, who was identified as a foreign citizen. Police qualified the incident as a terrorist attack specifically targeting Nasheed.