Police continue search for missing German tourist

Police are searching for a German tourist who went missing after he jumped in the sea from a yacht moored near Hulhumale.

According to police, the man reportedly jumped into the water in search of his missing companion, who was later picked up in a speed boat and taken to hospital.

The Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) said the military’s policy was to conduct searches for three days after a person was reported missing.

Local newspaper Haveeru reported that the missing man jumped from the yacht MY Enok to conduct some repair work.