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MP Ilham presents himself at police headquarters
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Dhangethi MP Ilham Ahmed presented himself at police headquarters this Sunday, says Maldives Police Service. MPS announced the authority was looked for Ilham in connection with the ongoing investigation into the recent coup attempt last Friday. MPS tweeted this Sunday that Ilham presented
Evidence judges were influenced confiscated from Najma’s residence!
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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Evidence Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon worked on influencing judges was discovered in a black box confiscated from the residence of Najma Ibrahim – an employee at former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s residence, says Maldives Police Service. Speaking at a press conference held by MPS
Car loses control, crashes into water in Addu City
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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A car being drive at high-speed along the causeway between Gan and Feydhoo in Addu City lost control and crashed into the water, in an accident this Monday morning. A police media official who spoke to “Sun” confirmed the accident, and said it took place at approximately 4 am. The police
Dhunya makes first appeal for father Maumoon’s release
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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Dhunya Maumoon has made an appeal to authorities to release her father, former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, for the first time since his arrest on major charges including attempt to stage a coup. Maumoon was arrested from his residence within hours after a State of Emergency was
DJA’s Spokesperson Faisal arrested
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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Spokesperson at Department of Judicial Administration (DJA), Faisal Adam has been taken into police custody. Attorney Hussain Shameem tweeted on Sunday that Faisal has been arrested and taken to the police headquarters. He said Faisal has not been allowed to meet his attorneys
Police: Qasim’s son arrested for suspected involvement in coup attempt
    1 weeks 1 days ago
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Ibrahim Siyad Qasim, son of the Chairman of Villa and leader of Jumhoory Party (JP), Qasim Ibrahim, was arrested on charges of attempting to overthrow the legitimate government of Maldives, says Maldives Police Service. Speaking at a press conference held by MPS last Sunday night, the Police
Chief Superintendent Hamdhoon promoted to Assistant Commissioner of Police
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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Chief Superintendent, Hamdhoon Rasheed, has been promoted to the position of the Assistant Commissioner of Police. The head of security for the Presidential Election, Hamdhoon, has previously worked as the head of Public Safety and Security Operations and the Crime Investigation Department of
Letters to Supreme Court to be addressed to Judge Areef
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Supreme Court of the Maldives has issued a circular stating that all letters to the Supreme Court and the Department of Judicial Administration (DJA) has to be addressed to the Supreme Court Judge, Abdulla Areef. A circular from the court in 2012 stated that the letters to the Supreme Court and
MP Il'ham's wife arrested
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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Maasha Hassan, the wife of the MP for Dhangethi constituency, Il'ham Ahmed, has been arrested. Sources say that she was arrested after being summoned to the police to be questioned about MP Il'ham. Sun Media has learned that Maasha Hassan was questioned in regards to her husband's
Maumoon allowed to meet attorneys
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s attorneys have been allowed to meet him, after they expressed concern over lack of permission for any meetings since last Friday. Maumoon’s attorneys said both they and Maumoon’s family have been denied meetings with him since Friday. They said the
Defense: Reports government requested foreign military assistance are false
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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Reports the Maldivian government has requested foreign states for military assistance is false, says Ministry of Defense. In a statement this Sunday, Ministry of Defense said media reports the Maldivian government has asked for military assistance from foreign states is false. The ministry said
Fisherman dies at sea outside R. Vaadhoo
    1 weeks 2 days ago
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A fisherman, who dove into the sea to catch bait, passed away due to oxygen deprivation in an incident just outside R. Vaadhoo, this Sunday morning. The deceased fisherman has been identified as Ibrahim Shareef, 32, from Fuvahmulah City. He was working on the G. Dh. Faresmaathoda fishing boat
Supreme Court deliberated on a motion to dismiss President, details released
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Supreme Court judges deliberated on a motion to dismiss President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, but the motion was rejected by three of the five judges, says President’s Office. The Supreme Court, on February 1, issued an order with the unanimous vote of all five judges for the immediate
Maumoon barred from meeting family, attorneys
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Maldives Correctional Service informs former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has been barred from meeting any of his family members or his attorneys, says Maumoon’s family. Maumoon is currently being kept detained at Maafushi Prison on charges of attempting to topple President Abdulla
RaajjeTV resumes on-air services
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Private television channel, RaajjeTV resumed its on-air services this Sunday, after self-imposed suspension of its regular broadcast claiming lack of safety and security for free and independent media. RaajjeTV suspended its transmission on February 8, after Maldives National Defense Force