Commission of National Inquiry (CNI) set up to probe into events in the Maldives from January 14 to February 8, 2012 and the circumstances surrounding the transfer of power has been reconstituted by a Presidential decree yesterday.
The members in the CNI after its has been revised would include the original three members of the Commission Ismail Shafeeu, Dr Ali Fawaz Shareef and Dr Ibrahim Yasir, while retired Singaporean judge, Justice G Pannirselvam has been appointed as the Co-chair and Ahmed ‘Gahaa’ Saeed would act in the Commission as a representative of former President Mohamed Nasheed.
President’s Office revealed that two representatives from the Commonwealth and the United Nations will act as advisors to the commission.
The Commission’s report of its investigations is to be submitted to the President by July 31, 2012.
The government had agreed to change the composition of the Inquiry Commission after the Commonwealth had warned stronger measures if the Commission is not revised to make it more independent, impartial and generally acceptable to the people.