Rizana's mother says they will not accept any aid from Saudi

Friday, 18 January 2013 - 18:50


The Mother of late Rizana Nafeek states that she will not accept any form of aid received from Saudi Arabia.


Speaking further she noted that she would pray on behalf of the souls of those who condemned her daughter to death.


The mother of Rizana Nafeek, Sheiyyad Ahmed Rishina expressed the following views to our news team in this regard.




Rizana Nafeek was executed on the 09th of January.


She was 17 years of age when she left the island in search of employment on the 17th of April 2005.


Hear death was condemned globally.


Meanwhile it is reported that Yahya bin Abdul Aziz Ar- Rahith, the legal Advisor of the Princess Adila Bint Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has offered one million rupees from his personal funds to the family of Rizana Nafeek.


The Saudi official, had handed over the cheque to Deputy Minister M.L.A.M.Hisbullah at Kattankudi on Saturday.

Presidential Advisor for Middle Eastern Affairs Masood Moulana, Eastern Provincial Council member Zibly Farook and Chairman of the Kattankudi Urban Council S.H.Ashfer were also present at the event.

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