Police establish online portal to submit evidence regarding terror attack

Police officers seen guarding the entrance to ADK hospital where Speaker Mohamed Nasheed is being treated following the injuries he suffered after an explosive was set off near his car on May 6, 2021 | Photo: Nishan Ali

Malé, Maldives – Maldives Police Service has established an online portal so that the public can submit any evidence regarding the terror attack on Former President and current Speaker of the Parliament Mohamed Nasheed.

Maldives Police Service tweeted last night requesting anyone having any photos, videos or documents related to the terror attack on the Former President to come forth and submit them via the online portal.

Police assured the public that the identity of the respective individuals would be confidential in such a situation. They have also requested anyone having any information related to the incident to share it via their hotline;

The explosion which went off around 20:20 on Thursday night left Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Nasheed injured while he was getting in to his car near his house, G. Kenereege, Malé City. In addition to him, 3 more people have also been reported to be injured from the explosion.

While Maldives Police has come under public scrutiny after stating that they had not gotten any prior intelligence reports on the matter, CP Hameed told that there was major room for improvement within the state to share information and the an ‘autopsy’ in to why police had not received intelligence regarding such an attack would be carried out.