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13 year old kidnapped and murdered, 2 in custody

Lamya Abdulla
22 June 2021, MVT 13:12
Hulhumale, security tape on the beach -- Photo: Mihaaru
Lamya Abdulla
22 June 2021, MVT 13:12

Two individuals arrested on the kidnap and murder of a 13 year old child in Hulhumale'.

Police said the young boy was reported as kidnapped on Sunday, and found his dead body while searching for him around 2:30 am on Tuesday. His body was found in the sea in an area accessible to the public in Phase 2 of Hulhumale'.

According to "Mihaaru" the two individuals arrested on the murder of the boy, 17 and 27 year old Maldivians, were two individuals that often hanged out with the child. These two individuals often spend their time together. They live in Phase 2 of Hulhumale'.

Police has not disclosed further information on the child.

Mihaaru also noted that the child often goes missing and his family has reported to the Police as such on previous occasions as well.

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