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Woman found brutally murdered in Male', one arrested

Lamya Abdulla
07 August 2022, MVT 10:47
A photo of Shiau Mohamed Saeed, a 22 year old Maldivian woman found dismembered in Male', on Saturday, August 6 2022 --
Lamya Abdulla
07 August 2022, MVT 10:47

Woman found brutally murdered in Male' on Saturday evening had her neck and limbs cut off. A man has been arrested over this case.

Twenty two year old Shiaau Mohamed Saeed was found murdered in H. Sheereenvilla last night.

A witness had confirmed to Mihaaru news that her arms was cut off at her elbow, and her legs were also cut off. While an attempt was made to cut her neck off as well.

Police in PPE working on the scene of the murder of Shiau Mohamed Saeed --

Police had used two body bags to move Shiaau's body from the scene. It is therefore believed her body was dismembered.

Her body was transported to Galolhu Mortuary.

Shiaau is a musician, and her Instagram account features music she has made, in addition to music videos as well.

Ali Shahil, the 23 year old man arrested in connection to the murder of Shiau: Shiau was found dismembered in his apartment --

A 23 year old man, Ali Shahil, was arrested in connection to the case. Shahil, arrested on scene, was questioned for a while on the ninth floor of Sheereenvilla, where the murdered body of Shiaau was found.

Even though the connection between between Shiaau and Shahil has not been confirmed, they were not in a romantic relationship according to Mihaaru news.

The news also reported that the apartment belonged to Shahil.

Police said that a woman who was murdered with injuries was found in a house in Male' City and that a man was taken into custody from the scene. They did not disclose further information on the case.

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