Bangladeshi man flees Hulhumale’ Detention Center

Asanor, 32, Bangladesh: He fled the Hulhumale' Detention Center on February 10, 2021. (Photo/Maldives Correctional Service)

Authorities are searching for a Bangladeshi man who fled from the Hulhumale’ Detention Center where he was being held awaiting deportation for violation of immigration laws.

An official from Maldives Correctional Service identified the detainee as Asanor, 32.

He fled from the Hulhumale’ Detention Center at approximately 07:27 pm this Wednesday.

Maldives Correctional Service is working with the police to find the man.

Maldives Correctional Service has requested anyone with information pertaining to his whereabouts to contact the agency at 9886125.

The man in question tested negative for COVID-19, said the official.