Zahid Rameez summoned to Commission on Death & Disappearances

Former council member of Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), Zahid Rameez. (Photo/Sun/Fayaz Moosa)

Presidential Commission on Investigation of Murders and Enforced Disappearances has summoned former Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) council member Zahid Rameez.

Commission revealed today that Zahid was summoned and questioned regarding a series of threatening tweets from him in 2011 and 2012 at the blogger and activist Yameen Rasheed, who was murdered in April 2017.

The Presidential Commission formed on 17th November 2018 have been taking statements from different individuals regarding many cases under probe.


Murder of blogger Yameen Rasheed is a case taken by the commission. Yameen was found murdered midnight on April 22, 2017, in his house. The government has accused 6 people on his murder.