Maldives Police Service

Police: Special operation for the Presidential Commission

Maldives Police Service has said that the special operation for the Presidential Commission investigating deaths and disappearances are on going.

As part of the special operation being conducted in Male' and Addu City, police searched seven locations last night including two locations last night in Hulhumale'.

Although police have confirmed that a special operation is ongoing in cooperation with the Presidential Commission, no further details were offered in regards to specifics.

While an arrest was made as part of the operation, police said that details will be offered to the press at a later date.

Police have confirmed that the special operation is connected to the murder of the Minivan News journalist, Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla.