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Police arrest another suspect in Fonadhoo expat death

Fathmath Shaahunaz
03 April 2017, MVT 13:18
The remains of a missing expat found dead in L. Fonadhoo being loaded onto a vehicle to be taken to hospital. PHOTO/RAAJJE.MV
Fathmath Shaahunaz
03 April 2017, MVT 13:18

Police announced that they have arrested another expatriate in connection to a missing Bangladeshi national that was found dead on the beach of Laamu atoll Fonadhoo island last Thursday.

The suspect is an expatriate aged 24 of undisclosed nationality who was arrested Saturday. Police have already arrested three other expatriates in connection to this case, bringing up the total number of suspects in custody to four. However, Police are yet to reveal the nationalities of the detained expatriates.

According to Fonadhoo Island Council, the Bangladeshi national, 27, that had gone missing was first brought to the island to work on a construction project. The council said that the expatriate worker had been living in the island for a long time.