Maldive Gas' MD placed under suspension

Maldive Gas’ managing director, Shazail Siyam. (File Photo)

Maldive Gas’ managing director, Shazail Siyam has been placed under suspension.

Sun has been informed Shazail was placed under suspension following an allegation filed against him through the web-based whistleblower platform established by the President’s Office under its Zero Tolerance to Corruption campaign.

Shazail had been appointed Maldive Gas’ managing director on January 7 – under a slot awarded to coalition partner – MRM.

His suspension comes amid allegations Maldive Gas was purchasing products from a supplier at high above the market price. The allegations are currently under inquiry by the Parliament’s State Enterprises Committee.