Shiau's funeral prayers to be held after Isha

Funeral prayers will be held for Shiau Mohamed Saeed in Fuvahmulah City after Isha prayers.

Shiau, 22, was found brutally murdered in a Henveiru home in capital Male' on the night of August 6. According to reports, her body was severely mutilated by her murderer, with her head decapitated and limbs cut off. However, no official authorities have confirmed the reports. The police arrested 23-year-old Ali Shahil from the scene of the crime.

Late last week, the police sent the deceased's body to India to conduct a post-mortem to find out the cause of her death. The police did not confirm whether her body had now been returned to the Maldives.

Shiau's funeral prayers will be held after Isha prayers at Fuvahmulah City's Masjid-al-Inara.