The former Minister of Housing Dr Mohamed Muizzu has been summoned to Maldives Police Service for inquiry.

The former minister confirmed he received the police chit for summoning on Thursday afternoon. Dr Muizzu confirmed this during an interview with local broadcast media Chennal-13.

Moreover, the former minister assured he will be complying with the local authority's summoning.

Maldives Police Service have summoned minister Muizzu to the authority on Friday, 12 June at 08:15hrs.

According to reports, the former minister is being summoned for inquiries related to a dispute involving Noomadi Resorts and Residences AG.

Maldives government had to settle damages with the company during a previous case.

Earlier, incumbent Minister of Finance Ibrahim Ameer confirmed Dr Muizzu was summoned previously regarding the MVR848 million settlement under the Noomadi settlement agreement.

During parliament inquiry into the case, the former minister was summoned for questioning as well. Subsequently the relevant parliament committee decided on filing a case against the former minister alleging he provided misinformation.

The former minister was first summoned regarding the issue on 22 February.