The parliamentary committee probing the May bomb incident questioned Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) Governor Ali Hashim on Thursday.
The Committee on National Security Services (Committee 241) is investigating how the incident occurred, whether there was any negligence, and how to avoid similar incidents in the future.
The committee summoned MMA Governor, his deputy Ahmed Imad, and the Head of Financial Intelligence Unit Ibrahim Ahmed Nasir.
The Committee 241’s investigation is being conducted in complete secrecy. The three MMA officials, however, are said to have been questioned regarding the funding of the May terror attack.
The country’s first parliamentary inquiry, which has received unanimous backing from all MPs, has summoned various police and armed services officers, as well as officials from key authorities.
The IED explosion which went off around 20:20 on 6th May leaving Speaker Mohamed Nasheed and three others injured. The suspects arrested in connection with the attack are Ahmed Adhuham, Mujaaz Ahmed, Thahmeen Ahmed, and most recently Ahmed Fathih. Terrorism charges have been brought upon against all three. Several questions have been raised over how the security was breached and intelligence of security services have been criticized for not anticipating such an attack.