According to the Maldives Police Service, the suspect apprehended in last night’s special operation in B. Dharavandhoo was involved in the terror attack on Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed.
In a press conference today, police said they conducted a special operation in B. Dharavandhoo last night in connection with the bomb blast that seriously injured Nasheed and three others. The suspect was involved in the terror attack, according to police. He is suspected of parking the IED-tethered motorcycle at the detonation site.
Police also identified the suspect as Ahmed Fathih, 23, L. Gan.
The identities of the other three perpetrators in the bombing had already been revealed by the Maldives Police Service.
After a series of extensive surgeries at ADK Hospital, Speaker Nasheed is now receiving additional treatment in Germany.