A young woman from HDh. Nolhivaram was found dead under suspicious circumstances Saturday, and her husband, who her family believes to have caused her death, has fled the island, according to the local council.
Nishama Mohamed, 28, was found dead in her bedroom on Saturday afternoon.
The case was reported to police at approximately 12:30 pm.
Nolhivaram councilwoman Niyasha Khaleel told Sun the family believes Nishama’s death to be suspicious.
According to the councilwoman, Nishama had been in good health and had even reportedly talked to friends Saturday morning.
“The family suspect her husband. He has left the island,” she said.
A family member who spoke to Sun confirmed the family believes she was killed by her husband. The family declined to many any further comment.
The councilwoman said doctors have yet to confirm the cause of death.
However, the people who saw Nishama’s body said there were visible injuries on her body, she said.
According to the council, Nishama’s husband is not from Nolhivaram, and had worked at the Fenaka branch in the island.
According to police, Nishama’s body was taken to the Nolhivaram Health Center with the assistance of police.
“Doctors informed police she was already deceased when taken to the health center,” said a police spokerson.
Nishama is survived by three young children.