Chairperson of the Presidential Commission for Investigation of Murder and Disappearances, Husnu Al Suood has stated that the commission have figured out the masterminds in the murder of Dr. Afrasheem Ali, disappearance of Journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla and blogger Yameen Rasheed.
Speaking in a program of RaajjeTV, Suood stated that the commission has figured out the masterminds of the three murders and will soon deliver justice to the victims and their families.
“We have found out the masterminds and the motive behind the murders. I believe that this is the biggest achievement of the commission so far. The fact that we haven’t been able to reach those people are a whole other question,” stated Suood.
Suood noted that even though they have figured out those involved in the cases, the commission do not have enough evidence against them to prove them guilty. However, he gives the guarantee that the commission will find a way to solve this in the future.
“I am very sure that we can bring them to justice. With the information that we have gathered so far, we can bring those involved to justice,” stated Suood.
The commission has previously stated that the three cases are interconnected to each other. These three cases are the biggest cases of murder in the late history of Maldives with involvement of unknown factors.
Speaking in the press conference held after investigating the murder of blogger Yameen Rasheed, Maldives Police Service has stated that the murders of Yameen believe that Yameen mock the Islamic religion. However, they stated that they have not yet found the masterminds behind his murder.
Police also stated that their investigations have yet to find what happened to Rilwaan.
Likewise, Police investigation has not yet found the reason behind the murder of Dr. Afrasheem Ali.