Maldives Police Service on Tuesday forwarded the cases of three individuals charged for engaging in homosexual relations with Bangladeshi citizen Alamgiri, to the Prosecutor General’s (PG) Office.
The cases forwarded are that of Nazim Abdul Sattar – a prominent lawyer and younger brother of Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed, former Parliamentarian of Nolhivarum constituency MP Mohamed Nasheed (Colonel Nasheed) and a Police officer that worked in the Drug Enforcement Department Abdul Rahman Rafeeu.
A Media official from PG has confirmed to Sun that the cases have been forwarded by Police.
“The Police have forwarded the cases to us [PG] now. A decision on pressing charges has not been made. The cases have not even been accepted yet. So, the cases are being reviewed by PG now.”
In addition to these three men, former journalist Abdulla Naseer Ibrahim has also been arrested on homosexuality allegations.
A string of videos of men engaging in sexual relations with Alamgiri has been leaked from June onwards.
Meanwhile, Alamgiri has been charged with blackmailing numerous people after videotaping their sexual encounters.
Education Ministry, on Friday, confirmed that some male teachers had been suspended over engaging in sexual relations with Alamgiri.
Home Ministry has also confirmed the suspension of an employee over suspicions of engaging in homosexual relations.
An employee working at People’s Majlis and two from Maldives Customs have also been suspended over suspicions of engaging in homosexual relations. However, it is unclear whether their cases relate to Alamgiri’s.
Ibrahim Rafiu who was serving as a Senior Executive Director at the National Centre for the Holy Quran was terminated from his post yesterday over a leaked video which allegedly shows him engaging in homosexual relations with Alamgiri. A muezzin working at a Hulhumale’ mosque has also been accused of engaging in homosexual relations with Alamgiri.
Sun has learned that over 100 people engaged in homosexual relations with Alamgiri.