Authorities find abandoned boat, two onboard remain missing

Mohamed Nizam, 45, (R) and Mohamed Liton, 35 (L). (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

The fuel supply boat reported missing has been found adrift off Hulhule’, but the two people travelling on it remain missing, according to the police.

Police are looking for two people reported missing after they left Vilimale’ on a fuel boat on December 28.

The two people reported missing are:

  • Mohamed Nizam, 45, Manaaru, GDh. Thinadhoo
  • Mohamed Liton, 35, Bangladesh

Police said the fuel boat they were travelling on was found adrift near the Hulhule’ channel on December 29.

However, the people that were travelling on the boat remain missing, said the police.

Police have asked for anyone with information regarding their whereabouts to call the police hotline at 3322111 or the Serious and Organized Crime Department at 9911099.