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PIC forwards police brutality case to Prosecutor General

The Police Integrity Commission (PIC) has forwarded a case involving the assault by a police officer against an Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) protester on February 8 to the Prosecutor General’s office, reports Haveeru.

The PIC has alleged that Staff Sergeant Ali Ahmed assaulted Mohamed Niyaz of Fares-Mathoda in Gaaf Dhaal Atoll on February 8 is a display of excessive force. Video footage revealed Ahmed kicking the victim while he was on the ground, reported Haveeru.

Criminal charges had been filed against Ahmed following statements and other evidence, Haveeru reported.

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  • Mohamed: @Andrew: It surprises me that you did not take in to account the fact that Maldivians are a 100% Muslim country. Paradise awaits the Maldivinas. Even the...
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  • Haveeru: Good job Minivan Its funny that the largest and the established newspaper ‘Haveeru’ allows comments on Dhivehi but not in English. If they do,...
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