4 more expats arrested in Ihavandhoo murder case

MIFCO ice plant in H. A. Ihavandhoo cordoned off by police. (Sun Photo/Mohamed Rasheed)

Authorities have arrested four more expatriate workers in connection with the murder of a Maldivian man – whose body was found at an ice plant in H. A. Ihavandhoo last Friday evening.

The murder victim has been identified as Ismail Umar, 54, from Lh. Hinnavaru. He worked as a mechanic at the Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO) ice plant in Ihavandhoo.

Authorities first arrested the expatriate worker who worked with Ismail Umar at the ice plant. He was arrested while in hiding at H. Dh. Kulhudhuffushi.

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