Unclaimed body of migrant man still in mortuary

Galolhu Mortuary on October 30, 2022. (Sun Photo/Mohamed Naail Hussain)

Maldives Police Service, on Thursday, revealed that the body of the migrant man that was transported to Male’ City subsequent to the absence of the party of claim his body following his passing whilst being treated at R. Ungoofaaru Regional Hospital.

The migrant man was transported to Ungoofaaru Hospital from R. Meedhoo in serious condition. Police have previously identified him as a 33-year-old Bangladeshi.

Police said that discussions were presently underway with the relevant authorities regarding what to do with the body.

Police were informed of the migrant’s death at approximately 11:46am on Monday morning.

Rumors that he was an illegal migrant surfaced while he was under treatment initially. However, the Police did not confirm his migrant status.