Taxi driver stabbed to death in reclaimed suburbs

A taxi driver was stabbed to death on Wednesday night in reclaimed suburbs Hulhumale'.

59 year old Gasim Ibrahim was taken to Hulhumale' Hospital following the attack around 9:20 pm. He died at the hospital while being treated for the deep wounds sustained to his neck and arm in the attack.

The hospital's media official Asiya Solih said he passed away at 9:51 pm.

It has been reported that the man was attacked by a gang. However, the reason behind the attack remains unknown.

Commissioner of Police Mohamed Hameed said the Serious Crime Department is investigating the murder. The forensic department is working to identify the attackers, said the commissioner. He appealed to the public to come forward with any information regarding the attack.