Miadhu News Online has reported that the first ever Prosecutor General has been appointed by the President on Thursday with the approval of parliament. Miadhu repots:
During the Majlis debate on Muizzu’s nomination many members said he is eminently qualified for the post in view of his very illustrious record of service professionalism and integrity. They expressed confidence in Muizzu and said they hope Muizzu’s appointment would greatly serve the purpose and objectives of an independent Prosecutor General. But one member expressed concern about his relationship with the President. Read more here
I was at home Thursday night and happened to watch the recorded session of parliament that day on TVM. What I saw was pathetic. Members of a certain faction in parliament went about recklessly to condemn and degrade Muizzu. They went as far as dragging his father unwarrantly into the debate on the Prosecutor General’s remuneration!
The debate was shameful as it was an unfounded attack on the character of one of the few decent people in this country and that by people whose dingnity and integrity is questionable. The bottomline I could derive was that the purpose of our new constitution and the spirit of the liberal democracy which we so cherished has been defeated in its tracks.