The body of the Bangladeshi man who was stabbed to death at Khanji, a popular restaurant in Hulhumale’, on April 16, has been sent to his home country.
The victim has been identified as MD Shameem, who was working as a waiter at the restaurant.
He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Hulhumale' Hospital.
Maldives Police Service confirmed to Sun that Shameem’s body was sent to Bangladesh last night.
Muhammad Abid, 26, a Pakistani national who worked as a chef at the restaurant, is accused of his murder.
Abid has been remanded in police custody for 15 days, as the investigation continues.