Maldivian minister arrest for allegedly performing black magic on President Muizzu

Maldives minister arrested for performing ‘black magic’ on President. Photo Courtesy: Maldives President’s website 

A Maldivian minister has been arrested for allegedly performing black magic on President Mohamed Muizzu, media reports said.

The arrested person was identified as environment minister Fathima Shamnaz Ali Saleem.

The court has sent her to police custody for seven days.

There have been reports that Shamnaz was arrested for performing black magic on President Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, reported Sun news portal of the Island Nation.

When asked about the reports, the chief police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner of Police Ahmed Shifan, told Sun on Wednesday morning that police were investigating a case involving Shamnaz and two other individuals.

Fathima Shamnaz Ali Saleem is the wife of Adam Rameez, a minister at the President’s Office.

She had previously worked as a member of the Male’ City Council when Muizzu was serving as city mayor.

The government has not commented on the case so far.