Speaker of the Parliament President Mohamed Nasheed has requested police to launch an investigation regarding a video where an individual accuses him of blasphemy.
In a statement issued by the Parliament, it was revealed that President Mohamed Nasheed has requested the Police to launch an investigation into a video uploaded on YouTube during November 2013 whereby Ali Ibrahim of R.Angolhitheemu had said that President Mohamed Nasheed spoke ill of Prophet Mohamed S.A.W (Peace be upon him).
He also said in the video that President Nasheed had said that Holy Quran was not revealed to the Prophet by god.
President Nasheed has requested Police to launch an investigation against Ali Ibrahim and the media outlet which aired the video. He has also requested for the case to be sent to Prosecutor General for a Criminal Case to be lodged at the court by them.
It is notable that the video was uploaded in 2013 by a channel called “Adhaalath Community”. Adhaalath Party is a member of the current ruling coalition.