Police have concluded an investigation in to a case submitted to them by the Judicial Administration and Prosecutor General, regarding Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) MP ‘Reeko’ Moosa Manik pronouncement last year that he was opening his own court.
Police Spokesperson Sub-Inspector Hassan Haneef said Tuesday that the case had been now closed and sent to the PG’s office, after an investigation was completed by the Serious and Organised Crime Unit (SOC).
Earlier this month Moosa Manik was summoned to the police headquarters for the investigation over the case.
Speaking to the press after attending police headquarters, Moosa said police had inquired about the opening the court and other two cases, but said he chose to remain silent.
He also said that police officers investigating the cases were not able to tell what laws he had violated.
More recently, the Police Integrity Commission (PIC) has investigated a case in which Moosa was brutally beaten by police officers on February 8, following the controversial transfer of power the previous day.
Moosa Manik was severely injured and was admitted to the hospital shortly afterwards, before being flown to Sri Lanka for further treatment.
The PIC has issued a statement saying that the case has been sent to the Prosecutor General for prosecution.
Meanwhile, the Prosecutor General has sent cases against former President Mohamed Nasheed and former Defence Minister Tholhath Ibrahim to court.
Nasheed and the ex-Defence Minister have been charged detaining Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed during Nasheed’s final days in office.