Police probe tourist death in Maldives resort room

Police have launched an extensive investigation into the death of a tourist inside a room at Halaveli Resort in Alif Alif Atoll after transporting the body to the capital Male.

Police spokesperson said the body was brought to the capital Male on Sunday evening as police continued the investigation surrounding the death.

An additional investigative team is set to be deployed to the resort, spokesperson added without divulging further information.

The identity nor the nationality of the tourist is yet unknown but sources say the man was a tourist holidaying in the resort.