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* Sri Lankan arrested in Maldives for fatally stabbing compatriot
Sun, Jan 13, 2019, 10:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 13, Colombo: A Sri Lankan man has been arrested by Maldivian authorities for fatally stabbing a fellow countryman Thursday night in the Ellaidhoo Maldives Resort.

According to media reports, the 24-year-old male victim was stabbed during a fight between the two construction workers in the Alif Alif atoll resort operated by Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Group, the hotel chain of the John Keells conglomerate.

Following his arrest Thursday night, the 39-year-old suspect was remanded to police custody for 15 days by the magistrate court on the island of Mahibadhoo in Alif Dhaal atoll, Maldives Independent reported.

 

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