Dr. Afrasheem case documents not lost: Police

Maldives Police Service (MPS) today refuted the statements made by Vilufushi Constituency MP Riyaz Rasheed, who alleged that documentation on the murder case of the late Parliamentarian Dr. Afrasheem Ali was lost.

Riyaz Rasheed in today's Parliament session aimed severe criticism Kimbidhoo Constituency MP Abdullah Riyaz, who was the Police Commissioner at the time of the murder. Riyaz Rasheed said Abdullah Riyaz was negligent in the matter and must be arrested.

Speaking to Avas, Police Information Officer Ismail Ali said no documentation in the Agency had been reported missing. He added that there were strict rules and regulations on handling evidence and case documentation, adding that these rules were carefully enforced. Ali said the all documentation on the murder of Dr. Afrasheem were carefully maintained by Police.

In today's Parliament session Riyaz Rasheed said that Abdullah Riyaz was an incompetent person and that this was the reason why the Government were unable to prevent the political unrest during President Waheed's tenure.