Parliamentary Group Leader of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) ‘Reeko’ Moosa Manik has called on leader of the People’s Alliance (PA) Abdulla Yameen to resign from parliament’s National Security Committee.
Moosa accused Yameen, who is the speaker of the National Security Committee, of using his position on the committee to seek revenge against police and the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) after his arrest and detention by the government in July.
‘’After Yameen was arrested on charges of corruption, he has been continuously trying to smear the name of police and the MNDF,’’ said Moosa. “He will never succeed by chasing after the police and MNDF to get revenge.’’
Moosa alleged that Yameen was trying to summon superiors of armed forces to appear before the committee in “a cunning plan” to denigrate the institutions.
“This is a plan to take revenge on police and armed forces,’’ Moosa claimed.
Media Coordinator of PA Ahmed Faisal said Moosa’s comments were “a personal attack” on Yameen.
Yameen and Secretary General of PA Ahmed Shareef were abroad and unavailable for comment at time of press.