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Police investigating after handgun found at ADK Hospital while Speaker Mohamed Nasheed sought treatment there.

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Maldives Police Service is allegedly investigating after a handgun was found in a toilet at the ADK Hospital while Speaker of the Parliament Mohamed Nasheed was seeking treatment there following the 06th May 2021 terror attack.

 According to local “Dhiyares” news, a handgun was found at one of the toilets in ADK Hospital. They report that the gun had a silencer attached to it and that it has been identified as belonging o the Maldives National Defence Force.

When asked about the case at a news conference held today by the Maldives Police Service, Chief Superintendent of Police Mohamed Basheer stated that he did not bring the case file on the subject and that information on the case will be dispatched to medias later through their Media Department, indicating that the Police is investigating such a case.

While the Police has yet to officially acknowledge that such an incident took place, Speaker Mohamed Nasheed’s daughter Meera Laila Nasheed has accused senior officials within the current administration for the attack on her father for which he is currently seeking treatment in Germany. Defence Minister Mariya Didi along with Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has been accused by Speaker Mohamed Nasheed’s daughter.

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Body of a 13 year old found in Hulhumale.

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Body of a 13 year old boy has been found in Hulhumale district of the capital city.

According to the Police Media Official, Police received a report in relation to an alleged case of abduction of a 13-year old boy, last Sunday. And amid further investigation of the case, police discovered the dead body of the child in the early hours of Tuesday, said Police.

The Police Media Official informed that two suspects; a 17 year old male and a 27 year old male have been apprehended in relation to the case.

The case is currently being investigated as a serious case said Police.

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President Solih departs on unofficial trip to Dubai.

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President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has departed on an unofficial two-day trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) this Monday to attend the funeral of his younger brother, Ahmed Mohamed Solih, who passed away, early Monday morning.

According to the press release published in the President’s Office website, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will be returning to the Maldives this Wednesday.

54 year-old Ahmed Mohamed Solih was being treated for cancer in Dubai, according to local news sources.

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Opposition council member Ahmed Nareesh elected as the Deputy Mayor of the capital city.

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Opposition PPM Council Member Ahmed Nareesh has been elected as the Deputy Mayor of the capital Malé city.

Ahmed Nareesh, who represents the Maafannu Medhu Constituency won his seat in the Malé City Council in the last Local Council Election after competing against a ruling party candidate. He, along with twelve  other opposition candidates won their seats by a landslide victory.

Today’s election was held between the council members of the Malé City Council. Ahmed Nareesh received 12 votes while his opponent received 7 votes.

Ahmed Nareesh is the host of “Madiseela” and its spiritual successor “Hajam” which has been recorded as the most popular nightly shows in the Maldives. A former solider, Ahmed Nareesh has been active in the political scene as a council member of the Progressive Party of Maldives.

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