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Adheeb was given permission to leave Maldives for treatment because it is not available in Maldives : Home Ministry

Adheeb was given permission to leave Maldives for treatment because it is not available in Maldives : Home Ministry


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Home Ministry has stated that former Vice President Ahmed Adheeb was given permission to leave Maldives for treatment because it is not available in Maldives.

A statement by the ministry states that the decision was made by the medical board formed under the Prisons and Parole Act of the Maldives and the decision was made based on humanitarian grounds. 

The statement further states that, this decision would not hinder justice and the government will take the necessary action to make sure that Adheeb is brought to justice. 

Police officers and Maldives Correctional Service officers will be accompanying Adheeb when he leaves the country. 

Adheeb will be allowed to go to India only.