Businessman Jambo Isse dies in bridge accident

Scene of the accident at the Sinamalé Bridge this afternoon in which businessman Ismail Musa (Jambo Isse) passed away. | Photo: Facebook

Malé, Maldives – Jambo Ismail Moosa (Jambo Isse), a businessman who returned to Maldives after living in Bangkok for 22 years, died in an accident at the Sinamalé Bridge this afternoon.

Isse died after being taken to Treetop Hospital for treatment after a motorcycle collided with a car near the traffic light on the bridge at around 2:30 pm today.

However, doctors pronounced him dead at the time of his arrival at the hospital. He was 54 years old when he died.

Maldives Police Service stated that further information will be shared later as the case is being investigated.

Isse, who runs a shoe factory in Thailand, manufactures and supplies shoes to retailers in Maldives. He was working as the managing director of his Jumbo Forwarding company, at its headquarters in Bangkok.

Local media reports state that Isse came to Maldives this time to open an office of his company in Malé.