Human Rights Commission of the Maldives


HRCM monitors conditions of the three detainees held in Police custody

Published on 08-02-2018



Human Rights Commission of the Maldives has visited the three detainees held in Police custody at the Dhoonidhoo Custodial on 7 February 2018. During the visit, the Commission met with the former President, Uz. Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, and Chief Justice, Uz. Abdulla Saeed at the Dhoonidhoo Custodial. Furthermore, the Commission also visited the Supreme Court Judge, Uz. Ali Hameed Mohamed who is currently receiving medical treatment at Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital.


The Commission has found that the detainees are being treated well, have been granted the opportunity to meet with their lawyers and members of their families, and are being given access to medical assistance as required. Furthermore, the Commission notes that the detainees have not been subjected to any inhumane or degrading treatment.


The Commission is closely monitoring the conditions of these detainees