May terror attack prime suspect pleads guilty in court

Adhuham Ahmed Rasheed, prime suspect of May 6 terror attack targeting Speaker Nasheed | Photo: Maldives Police

Malé, Maldives – Adhuham Ahmed Rasheed who detonated the bomb in the May 6 attack targeted the Speaker of the Parliament and former President Mohamed Nasheed has pleaded guilty to all charges at Criminal Court today.

Four charges have been raised against Adhuham including getting involved in an act of terrorism, planning an act of terrorism, supporting a terror association and that of attempted assassination using a dangerous weapon.

Adhuham plead guilty to all charges immediately after the prosecution dictated the four charges. He also said that there was no compulsion from the authorities to plead guilty. With this Adhuham’s further hearings have been made private.