Terror attack suspects deny involvement

The three suspects arrested in connection to the terrorist attack on former President Mohamed Nasheed have denied their involvement in the blast.

The three who have been arrested are Mujaaz Ahmed (21), MA. Feyruge, Thahumeen Ahmed (32), Folheymaage, GA. Kondey and Adhuham Ahmed Rasheed (26), Hiyaa, V. Thinadhoo.

While the Criminal Court has set a 15 day remand for them, the court order states that all three have denied being involved in the bomb attack,.

As such, Adhuham who was arrested for setting off the IED said that he is not involved in the bomb attack and that there were no further statements.

Adhuham has been previously arrested twice. In 2013 he was arrested for a drug-related charge while in 2020 he was arrested for theft.

The second suspect, Thahumeen Ahmed is the owner of the motorcycle to which the IED was attached to. However he too had denied this and said that there is no motorcycle registered under his name.

Thirs suspect, Mujaaz had also denied any involvement although Police had submitted enough evidence of his involvement.