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Police arrest another man, minor over Ahmed Anas murder

Fathmath Shaahunaz
18 August 2017, MVT 11:06
Ahmed Anas, 25, of Raa atoll Meedhoo island.
Fathmath Shaahunaz
18 August 2017, MVT 11:06

Police on Thursday arrested two more suspects, including a minor, in connection to the murder of Ahmed Anas late last month.

According to Police Headquarters, they arrested a 23 year old man and a boy during a raid on a house in Maafannu ward of capital Male.

Police had earlier said that they have Anas’ killers in custody.

Twelve suspects were arrested during a raid on Asareehiyaa house previously and the Criminal Court has added 8-10 days to their remands. The suspects include minors.

Police have declared that the suspects apprehended from Asareehiyaa include those physically involved in the murder.

Ahmed Anas, 25, of Raa atoll Meedhoo island was found with multiple stab wounds in Male on July 31. A captain of a speedboat in Raa atoll who was in the midst of wedding preparations, Anas was the second person to be killed in less than a week amidst the recent upsurge of gang violence in capital Male.

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