Police investigate into sexual abuse of HEOC volunteer

Frontline volunteer workers in Maldives | Photo: HEOC

Malé, Maldives – Maldives Police Service and Health Ministry is currently investigating into a case of alleged sexual abuse of a female volunteer of Health Emergency Operations Center (HEOC).

The claims of sexual abuse are against a high-level official of HEOC.

Commissioner of Quality Assurance at the Health Ministry Thasleema Usman said to local media Adhadhu, that the case has been filed with the Committee specialised for such cases and is currently under investigation. However, no action have been taken in relation to the case as of present.

The Committee started the investigation of the case last Wednesday. Thasleema reassured that the case will be properly investigated according to the regulations.

Adhadhu reports that Maldives Police Service confirmed that they are currently investigating the case.