Police identify body discovered at sea

Police have identified the body discovered in the Malé sea near Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital as 36-year-old Azmee Latheef of Maadhan’dige in Maadhandu ward of the island of Fuvahmulah in Gnaviyani Atoll.

Police further revealed that according to the victim’s family, he was mentally challenged. They added that no missing persons report had been filed prior to their finding the body.

They claimed that further details of the victim cannot be revealed to the public as the family objected against releasing information.

Police did not provide details of the cause of death and stated that the investigation is ongoing.