Dr Afrasheem Ali, a lawmaker and moderate religious scholar, was brutally murdered in October 2012 by a local extremist group with ties to al-Qaeda, the presidential commission on deaths and disappearances concluded. MVR4 million million was spent on the Dr Afrasheem murder contract.
News source – Maldives Independent – Dr Afrasheem killed by ‘jihadi group’ linked to al-Qaeda
Former President Abdulla Yameen had been informed of a mission being completed, following the 2013 arson attack on RaajjeTV . It has been revealed that former President Abdulla Yameen had been informed of a mission being completed, following the 2013 arson attack on privately-run RaajjeTV.This was revealed in a statement by Yameen’s former ally, to the Presidential Commission on Murders and Enforced Disappearances, and was included in its investigative report.
News source – Raajje.Mv – Then-president Yameen was told “mission accomplished” after RaajjeTV arson attack
The report prepared by the Presidential Commission Investigating Deaths and Enforced Disappearances on the death of former MP Dr. Afrasheem Ali has revealed that former Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Nazim gave a statement to the commission which accused former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor of attempting to install a bomb on a vehicle used by former president of the Maldives and current Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed.
News Source – Avas.mv – Ex-VP Adeeb planned to detonate bomb to get Nasheed out of the way’
Disappearance and Deaths Commission has accused former Islamic Minister Dr. Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed of providing false testimony to the commission when questioned regarding the 2012 murder of prominent politician and Islamic scholar Dr. Afrasheem Ali.
News Source – Sun.mv – Shaheem rejects accusations of misinforming DDCOM