Indian man found dead in Dhiffushi lagoon

An aerial shot of K. Dhiffushi.

A dead body has been found in the lagoon of Dhiffushi, a residential island in K. Atoll.

According to the police, the sighting of the dead body was reported to the authority at approximately 01:15 pm this Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as a 23-year-old Indian male, who was undergoing quarantine at a guesthouse in Dhiffushi.

"The indivudual in question had been undergoing quarantine at a guesthouse in the island since April 19," said the police.

The body was initially transferred to the Dhiffushi Health Center, and later to Male' City.

The police said the body shows no outward signs of injury.

The case is under further investigation by the police.