Male’, Maldives – Former President and current Speaker of the Parliament of Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed complimented Maryam Jeela for her actions during a robbery in Male’ today.
Nasheed tweeted today, saying that Jeela’s actions during the robbery attempt in Male’, the capital of Maldives, today was very brave and selfless. He also said that her actions were the first steps in making the robbery attempt unsuccessful. He then congratulated her for her selfless and brave act. Maryam Jeela was among the locals present at the scene during the time of the robbery attempt.
Miadhu Male’ gai feyren ulhunu gang ah Mariyam Jeela isve dhevvi hivvarugadha adhi jehilunkuda hamala vegen dhiyaee e mulhi jareemaa naakaamiyabu vumuge furathama hamalaa ah. Jeela ah marhaba! pic.twitter.com/S6bD20lFUE
— Mohamed Nasheed (@MohamedNasheed) October 25, 2020
Police revealed that reports of two men trying to rob a van carrying large amounts of cash into the bank was received at around 11:47 on Sunday morning. A video has since been publicized of the robbery scene showing two people arriving in a cycle and attempting to rob the van. The video also shows bystanders trying to stop the robbery attempt of the two men who were covering their face with helmets, who then ran and fled the scene