The state has presented evidence in court as it seeks to bring charges of terrorism against Ibrahim Shahum.
Shahum is charged with the murder 17-year old Mohamed Hussein in a gang-related incident in Male’.
The Prosecutor General is bringing charges based on Article 6 of the Terrorism Prevention Act which calls for the execution, banishment, or life imprisonment of any person found guilty of an act of terrorism that causes the death of the victim.
The secret testimony of six witnesses were taken at the Criminal Court today.
The accused, already found guilty of murdering 21-year old Ahusan Basheer, did not have legal representation in court although he informed the judge that he had submitted the necessary documents.