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Horrific murder shocks the Maldives

Maldives Police Service has arrested a 23-year-old Maldivian man for the murder of 22-year-old Maldivian woman.
Police attended to a call from a house in Henveiru ward of capital Male' city and found the torso of the 22-year-old woman. Her limbs were cut off and she was decapitated. A senior police official who spoke to TMJ on the condition of anonymity stated that it's possible that the accused was trying to dispose the body.
"It is too soon to state the cause of death. We will know after an autoposy" said that official.
The accused is Ali Shahil a skilled skater who is known to have a short temper. The criminal court of the Maldives has ordered to remand him in police custody until his trial is over.
This is one of the most horrific crimes in the Maldives to this date. Many are calling to implement death penalty and harsher punishments for criminals.