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Presidential Commission to conclude ongoing investigations within 3 months

20 December 2018, MVT 09:00
The first press conference of the Presidential Commission which was assembled to review and investigate unsolved deaths and disappearances. PHOTO: NISHAN ALI/MIHAARU
20 December 2018, MVT 09:00

The Presidential Commission, which was assembled to review and investigate unsolved deaths and disappearances, revealed on Wednesday that they are aiming to conclude all ongoing investigations within a time frame of three months.

The Commission further revealed in a tweet that a list of the investigations that are currently in progress will be publicized on next week Thursday. No additional details were provided.

The public was granted a month-long period to file any cases for which they believe proper justice was not served. The deadline for filing any such cases is next Thursday.

In their first news conference, the President of the commission, former Attorney General, Husnu Al Suood, announced that a period of two years was allocated to investigate and conclude the cases presented to the commission. However, he also stated that he was hopeful the commission could fulfill their responsibilities much sooner.

At the time, he revealed that there was a total of 29 cases that needed investigation according to the data presented on the website

The Presidential Commission has already taken statements from various individuals in relation to the cases being reviewed. One such person is Minister of Tourism, Ali Waheed. His statement was regarding the disappearance of well-known journalist, Ahmed Rilwan.