Minivan News report:
18 March 2008
Military style firearms and heavy duty ammunition were discovered Monday by a safari yacht on the coast of the uninhabited island of Gaaf Dhaal Gazeera.The island, currently under development by a subsidiary of finance minister Gasim Ibrahim’s Villa Shipping and Trade Ltd, is in the same atoll where the coast guard captured a group of Sri Lankan Tamil Tiger (LTTE) rebels in 2007. “They were very large guns on a stand, like the coast guard use,” a witness told Minivan News, adding that at least two firearms were discovered.
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March 20, 2008 at 3:13 am
Is finance minister qasim ibrahim involved in arms trade? Or is he trying to stage a coup against gayoom?
March 19, 2008 at 9:04 am
no surprise at all. a cover up to say that other stuff other than drugs also do get in.