Missing young man found safe

Aboobakr Ibrahim, 20, Rinso, HDh. Kulhudhuffushi. (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

A young man from Kulhudhuffushi City who was reported missing by his family last week has been found safe.

Aboobakr Ibrahim, 20, Rinso, HDh. Kulhudhuffushi, was reported missing to the police by his family on June 19.

Police said the family hadn’t heard from him since June 16, and made a public appeal for assistance to establish his whereabouts last Tuesday.

Police said the young man was found last Tuesday evening, and that he is in in good health.

No further details regarding the case have been disclosed.

The young man’s safe return comes as Maldives grapples with the shocking kidnapping and murder of a missing 13-year-old boy in the Maldivian capital. Police have made two arrests in the case; a 17-year-old Maldivian male and a 27-year-old Maldivian male.