Malé, Maldives – Human Rights Commission of Maldives (HRCM) confirmed that the Defence Ministry has provided the required information for the Commission’s inquiry into the terror attack against Former President and Speaker of the Parliament Mohamed Nasheed on May 6.
HRCM member Moomina Waheed previously expressed concern on Twitter saying that the only authority which has not yet provided the required information for the HRCM is the Defence Ministry. She warned the Ministry that if they fail to provide the necessary information by the end of this week, the commission will take necessary measures to obtain the information under HRCM law.
However, HRCM member Dr. Ahmed Adhuham on Friday, confirmed to local media Avas, that the Defence Ministry has provided the needed information for the commission inquiry, although, he did not specify the date on which the Ministry shared the information.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) also previously faced such allegation when they decided against allowing individual officers to attend the Parliamentary 241 Committee inquiry. However, senior officers of the force has already given information at the committee. Defence Minister Maria Didi was also recently summoned to the 241 Committee for questioning.
While the Parliamentary inquiry is expected to be finished by the end of this month, HRCM has not yet announced a date for the end of their inquiry into the terror attack on May 6.