Police forward case of Muleaage liquor bottles to Prosecutor General

The police concluded its investigations into the alcohol bottles allegedly confiscated from the home of former President Mohamed Nasheed and has forwarded the case to the Prosecutor General’s Office (PG).

In a press conference, Deputy Head of the Drug Enforcement Department, Sub-Inspector Ismail Fareed, noted that all  people questioned regrading the case had fully cooperated.

According to Police Media Official Ahmed Shiyam at the time, the DED investigation of the historical President’s Residence was prompted just hours after he had resigned, when a lorry emerged from the residence with “bags of trash”.

“Security stopped the vehicle and found a number of alcohol bottles in the bags. The police were notified of the situation and an investigation is underway,” Sub-Inspector Shiyam said at the time.