The Maldives Police Service and the Ministry of Health have started an investigation into an alleged sexual assault case involving a female volunteer at the Health Emergency Operations Center (HEOC).
According to local media, sexual assault claims have been levelled against a high-ranking HEOC official.
Thasleema Usman, the Health Ministry’s Commissioner of Quality Assurance, told local media that the case had been lodged with the Committee specialized in such matters, and that the inquiry had begun on Wednesday. However, no action has been taken as of yet.
Furthermore, Thasleema stated that the situation would be thoroughly probed in accordance with the rules.