Death and Homicide

Hearing in the murder of Anas cancelled after witnesses failed to appear

Today’s hearing in the murder of Mohamed Anas (R. Meedhoo) who was attacked inside the Litus Service Center, has been cancelled after the witnesses failed to appear.

The trial is currently collecting the witness testimonial with the most recent hearing saw the testimony of the doctor who attended Anas when he was taken to ADK Hospital following the attack.

The doctor testified in court that there were 24 visible injuries and did not have a pulse when he was brought in.

And noted that the major injuries include large injury to the neck and chest towards the lungs. The doctor testified that the attack on the chest left trauma inside the lungs which can be fatal and Anas died from blood loss and lack of oxygen.

Anas was murdered on the night of 31 July 2017 in a knife attack inside the Litus Service Center,

Seven people are on trial in connection to the murder of Anas with six people charged with murder with a sharp object.

The charges are brought up against:

  • Junaid Abdulla (L Gan)
  • Hassan Mahfooz (Feydhoo, Addu City)
  • Simaahu Moosa (1746 Registry)
  • Ahmed Zayaan (Lh. Kurendhoo)
  • Usman Shareef (Male’ City)
  • Afrah Abdul-Razzaq (Male’ City)