Malé, Maldives – Authorities have sent Shiaau Mohamed Saeed’s body for autopsy today.
Shiaau, 22 at the time of her death, was found murdered with gruesome injuries in a Malé apartment last Saturday. 23 year old Ali Saahil, a prominent skater in the Maldives, was arrested from the crime scene in connection with the crime.
Police later revealed that Saahil was intoxicated at the time of arrest and has been remanded by the Criminal Court until the end of his trial. However, he is yet to confess. No other individual has been identified as a person of interest, Police stated.
The Fuvahmulah born young woman’s murder sent shockwaves around the country, sparking conversations about violence against women and the need for justice in such cases.