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President ratifies 2nd Amendment Bill to Judicature Act
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has ratified the ?2nd ?Amendment Bill to the Judicature Act (Act No. 22/2010) increasing the number of High Court Judges from 9 to 11. The Amendment submitted by the MP for Inguraidhoo constituency, Ibrahim Falaah was passed by the Parliament at the 6th
Movie star Mua arrested in drug case
    1 weeks 5 hours ago
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The coordinator at National Center for the Arts (NCA), local movie star Abdulla Muaz (Mua) has been arrested in a drug-related case. “Sun” has been informed Mua was arrested at approximately 4:50 am this Saturday, from Ma. Gomashige. Two other men and two women were arrested along with
Ihavandhoo murder: No phone or wallet, knife found
    1 weeks 6 hours ago
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Both the mobile phone and wallet belonging to Ismail Umar, 54, from Lh. Hinnavaru – found murdered inside the MIFCO ice plant in H. A. Ihavandhoo on Friday evening – have been discovered missing. Ismail Umar had been a mechanic at the ice plant. “Sun” has been informed that
Japan donates MVR 70.8 mn in disaster management equipment
    1 weeks 7 hours ago
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Japanese government has donated MVR 70.8 million (500 million Japanese Yen) in disaster management equipment to the National Disaster Management Center of Maldives. The equipment was handed over by the Japanese ambassador to Maldives, Kazumi Endo, in a function held at Kalhuthukkalaa Koshi last
4 more expats arrested in Ihavandhoo murder case
    1 weeks 7 hours ago
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Authorities have arrested four more expatriate workers in connection with the murder of a Maldivian man – whose body was found at an ice plant in H. A. Ihavandhoo last Friday evening. The murder victim has been identified as Ismail Umar, 54, from Lh. Hinnavaru. He worked as a mechanic at the
Expat arrested in relation to Ihavandhoo murder
    1 weeks 23 hours ago
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A foreigner has been arrested in relation to the man found killed inside the ice plant run on Haa Alifu Ihavandhoo by the Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO). The man arrested by the police is one of the four employees and the only expatriate employee at the ice plant. Sources
Man found murdered  in Ihavandhoo
    1 weeks 24 hours ago
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A local man has been found dead in Haa Alifu Ihavandhoo. Sources say that the man found dead is 54-year-old Ismail Umar from Lhaviyani atoll Hinnavaru. The body was discovered around 4:15 p.m. inside the ice plant. The MIFCO ice plant on Ihavandhoo is operated by three locals and one
Man and woman arrested in connection with string of muggings
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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A man and a woman who were committing muggings in three areas of Malé City has been arrested by the Maldives Police Service. Police said that they arrested a 38-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman who committing three muggings this morning in three different areas. With their arrest,
Fire at auction house
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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A fire incident has occurred at the auction house in Malé City. MNDF Fire and Rescue Services said that the fire started on some wood planks at the auction house. The fire was controlled completed around 7:36 a.m. No one was injured in the fire.
Police summons through social media
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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Maldives Police Service has made arrangements so they can sent summon orders to appear at the station through social media. The new regulation would sent the summon through social media if the slip cannot be delivered at the residence or if the people living at the address does not take it.
Zahid appointed to HRCM
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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Mohamed Zahid has been appointed to Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM) by President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. Zahid took the oath of office in a function held at President’s Office. The oath was administered by Supreme Court Judge Abdulla
Local ordered to pay back huge sum to Qatar citizen
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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Civil Court has ordered a Maldivian man to pay back more than USD 200,000 he and his business partner took as a loan from a Qatar citizen. The ruling was issued by Civil Court last Tuesday, June 13, against Ibrahim Shafeeq from Palace in H. A. Dhidhdhoo. The lawsuit was filed by Qatar citizen
Adam Azim released after six days
    1 weeks 3 days ago
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Following his arrest for attempting to illegally overthrowing a legally formed government, the former Managing Director of the State Trading Organization (STO) Adam Azim has been released after six days. His attorney, Noorusalam (Noor) Abubakuru told Sun Media today that his client was
Majlis approves increasing number of High Court judges to 11
    1 weeks 3 days ago
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People’s Majlis, this Wednesday, voted in approval amending the Courts Act to increase the number of High Court judges to 11. The bill, submitted by Inguraidhoo MP Ibrahim Falah, passed with the vote of 43 MPs present during the voting. 29 MPs voted to reject the bill. The amendment to
Majlis backs cutting fuel duty by 5 percent
    1 weeks 3 days ago
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People’s Majlis has voted in approval of the amendment to Import/Export Act to cut duty on fuel by five percent. The bill was submitted to People’s Majlis on behalf of the government by Majority Leader, Vilimale’ MP Ahmed Nihan Hussain Manik. 73 MPs present during this Wednesday’s
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