Search operation for Minhaj concludes after six days

Area searched for missing Mohamed Minhaj.

Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) concluded the search operation on Tuesday for 28-year-old Mohamed Minhaj (Minha / S. Hithadhoo), who went missing after a speedboat capsized.

The speedboat in question was traveling near the south of AA. Maalhos.

During the operation, MNDF covered an area of 750 nautical miles via air and 270 nautical miles by sea.

 Maldives Police Service said that a report was made after contact was lost with a speedboat that departed from Male’ City to AA. Ukulhas at approximately 13:00 pm yesterday. They detailed that two Maldivian men were traveling on the speedboat.

 The Police said that the speedboat was discovered, and capsized, near AA. Maalhos on Friday. One man aboard had been found off AA. Feridhoo, and he is currently being treated at Feridhoo Health Centre.