Human remains found from Hankede

Human remains found from Hankede, Addu City, on May 4, 2019.

Human bones have been found from Hankede, an uninhabited island located in Addu City.

Maldives Police Service says the discovery was reported to the agency at 3:45 pm last Saturday.

The agency reported that the bones appeared to be very old, and that the area where the bones were found was previously used as a burial site.

The case is under further investigation by Maldives Police Service.