Police say they have found a dead body of a man in the sea off Hulhumale' coast.

In a tweet today, Police said that they found the body yesterday around 05:56 pm and that the body was found in the waters off Hiya Tower H16 in Hulhumale Phase II.

Police said that the person was wearing a collared short-sleeved black t-shirt, with black shorts and black boots. They said that the person appears to be a foreigner and that the body has now been transferred to the Mortuary. Police did not reveal the nationality of the person.

Police further said that they have not been able to determine the identity of the person.

They asked the public to contact the Police Serious and Organized Crime Department via 9911099 if they have information about this man.