29-year-old reported missing in Fenfushi

A. Dh. Fenfushi: A 29-year-old man was reported missing from the island on July 1, 2018. (File Photo)

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) has launched a search and rescue operation to find a young man reported missing from A. Dh. Fenfushi last Sunday evening.

MNDF says the man was reported missing to the authority at 5:15 pm last Sunday. And that officers from Male’ Area Coastguard Squadron have been dispatched to locate and rescue the man.

The missing man has been identified as Adnan Ahmed, 29, from Pansyge in Fenfushi.

A member of Adnan’s family who spoke to “Sun” said Adnan left in a dinghy at midnight. The family member said the family has no knowledge of where he was headed, and that he does not usually travel alone on dinghies.

The family said Adnan is both mentally sound and physically fit.

MNDF says Adnan was last seen wearing a long-sleeved light blue shirt and jeans.