A Pakistani expatriate murdered a Bangladeshi national in a deadly brawl late Saturday afternoon.
The incident occurred at Khanji Restaurant - a Pakistani cuisine restaurant located in Hulhumale. The attacker has been identified as the restaurant's chef, 26-year-old Mohamed Abid. The victim was a waiter at the same restaurant.
Maldives Police Service said a man was attacked using a sharp object at a Hulhumale restaurant. The attacker stabbed his body multiple times. The victim was taken to Hulhumale Hospital but had already succumbed to his injuries.
The attacker fled the scene and has not been located thus far. The police have classified him as a dangerous person and warned not to engage with the suspect if sighted and to instead alert the police to his whereabouts.