The Hulhumale' Magistrate Court on Sunday remanded a Pakistani chef who butchered a Bangladeshi waiter at a local restaurant into custody for 15 days.
The chef, identified as Mohamed Abid, 26, went on the run after attacking and killing a waiter at their workplace, Khanji Restaurant in Hulhumale, on Saturday.
According to the police, he was found in the early hours on Sunday at a beach in the Hiyaa neighborhood of Hulhumale' Phase II. No other persons have been arrested in connection to the murder. The police confirmed that Abid was remanded in custody for 15 days.
The victim, MD Shameem, was attacked with a sharp knife and stabbed multiple times, resulting in his immediate death. His colleagues at the restaurant attempted to revive him in vain before he was taken to the hospital. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.