Mauritian man found dead in the sea at Port Glaud, Seychelles police has reported
(Seychelles News Agency) - The Seychelles police has reported that the body of a 52 year old man was found floating in the sea this afternoon in the vicinity of L’Islette island at Port Glaud, western district of the main island of Mahé.
The man who is of Mauritian origin was staying at a hotel in the same district and according to the police statement issued this afternoon, he had been brought to the Port Glaud police station at 10.00am local time this morning following a report that he had attempted to sexually assault a female worker at the hotel the night before.
The man who was brought to the station for questioning left without cooperating with the police, reads the statement.
“…….A report made by a Port Glaud male resident at around 14:50, informed the station that he had found a man floating in the sea near L’Islette. The presumed drowned man was later identified as the Mauritian national who had earlier left the station." adds the statement.
The man whose name has not yet been released by the police arrived in the country on the August 13 and was due to leave for the neighbouring Indian Ocean island of Mauritius this afternoon.
The police await autopsy results to determine the cause of the man’s death.