Man found dead off the coast of Malé

Police have discovered the body of a male in the sea near Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Malé.

Police stated that the discovery was reported to them at around 1:35pm by a group who spotted the body afloat in the sea.

“We cannot yet say whether the man is a local, nor have we established his age. The investigation is ongoing, and we will reveal further information as the examination of the body is completed,” police media official stated.