Senior officials of MMA summoned to parliamentary inquiry of May 6 attack

The Parliamentary Committee on National Security Services has summoned senior officials of the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) to the inquiry into the security breaches that led to the terrorist attack against Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed on May 6.

As part of the inquiry, the parliament committee has been summoning several senior figures of the state for questioning. The officials summoned on June 17 include Governor of MMA Ali Hashim as well as the deputy governor and the head of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) at the central bank.

The committee had previously summoned several senior officers of Maldives Police Service (MPS) and Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF). The committee has also questioned individual officers of the Special Protection Group (SPG) of MNDF.

The committee has stated it will leave no stones unturned in the inquiry into the May 6 attack against Speaker Nasheed. Chair of the committee, Parliamentarian Mohamed Aslam said the government has been fully cooperating with the inquiry and that there is not outside influence into the inquiry.