Chairperson of Parliament Judiciary Committee, Imthiyaz Fahmy has announced that the committee will release the MMPRC corruption list without any amendments, as sent by the Presidential Commission on Asset Recovery with the stamp.
MP Imthiyaz said this during the joint committee meeting between the Judiciary committee and 241 committee to investigate and pass the report on the MMPRC corruption scandal.
MP Hisaan Hussain of Thulhaadhoo constituency said that the committee will publish the list without any amendments and in its original state. Moreover, the list currently circulating on social media is fake, used as a deceive the actual work being done by the committee.
The parliament received the Corruption and Asset Recovery Commission’s list of individuals who benefited from the Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) corruption scandal, following a request from MP Hassan Latheef.
The implicated individuals on the list have served or are currently serving in the security forces, judiciary, and independent agencies. The list also included current and former members of Parliament. Moreover, it was also reported that people who held or are still holding government positions, such as state ministers and ministers, were included on the list sent to the parliament.
Speaker Mohammed Nasheed said that the 270 people on the list who benefited from the MMPRC in any way will be prosecuted in court. He also alleged that parliamentarians, ministers, and other senior officials in various Maldives institutions benefited from the over USD 70 million looted from the state.