The Maldives Police confirmed early on Tuesday morning that the body of a 13-year-old boy had been murdered in Hulhumalé.
On June 20, 2021, the boy’s family reported the kidnapping to the police.
According to the Police Service, following a 48-hour search, the boy was discovered dead at approximately 0238 hours this morning. Sources have revealed that the body was brought in from the lagoon. Police also revealed the arrest of another minor aged 17, along with an adult aged 27, in connection with the murder and kidnapping.