by Azra Naseem
Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik, who took oath of office as President of the Maldives on 7 February, gave an interview to the Commission of National Inquiry (CoNI) on 8 May 2012. Dhivehi Sitee has seen a copy of the English translation of the interview. Shared here is Dhivehi Sitee’s reading of the document. Some of the questions and responses have been summarised for brevity. Where I have been unable to decipher a coherent meaning from the translation, I have left the text and words as is, marked [sic].