Maldives Police Service have begun raids on several residences in the capital city, triggered by the investigations by Presidential Commission on Deaths and Disappearances.
Speaking to the media regarding the ongoing operation, Police noted that they were conducting raids on residences and people that the commission wanted to be searched and raided. They further added that the raids are in according to court orders obtained by the commission.
Police asserted that the general security in Male' City and Addu City have been strengthened due to the ongoing operation. They also requested to reach out to either 119 or 3322111 if anyone has any information that could help the operation.
The Crime Investigation Department, Specialist Operations Department and Divisional Police Command is active in the ongoing operation.
While the Police have launched several raids with the Commission, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had met all relevant authorities two days back to figure out what could be done in the case of abducted and murdered Minivan News journalist, Ahmed Rilwan.
During a press conference held at the President's Office yesterday, President Solih noted that the meeting was attended by Attorney General, Prosecutor General, Police officials along with members of the commission. He also stressed that the actions taken by the state in this case will be evident starting today.