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Injured officer to undergo major surgery
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The police officer stabbed during the operation to stop a shipment of contraband to Maafushi Prison needs to undergo surgery to repair damage to his lungs, reports Maldives Police Service. Police Constable Ali Razzan, 19, – stationed at Maafushi Police Station – was stabbed on his upper body
Police arrest 6 of 34 fugitives wanted in stabbings
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Police have arrested six out of the 34 fugitives wanted in connected with the string of stabbings in Male’ City. The police confirmed the arrests, made disclosed no further information. The string of stabbings in Male’ City in the space of one week resulted in 2 fatalities and left seven
Hearing in Qasim’s bribery trial cancelled
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The hearing in Jumhoory Party leader Qasim Ibrahim’s bribery trial – scheduled for this Sunday – has been cancelled. “Sun” has been informed the hearing was cancelled after Qasim was admitted at ADK Hospital this Sunday morning. The hearing was scheduled for 10:30 am. The last
Qasim admitted at hospital again
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Leader of Jumhoory Party, Qasim Ibrahim has taken a turn for the worse and has been admitted at ADK Hospital once more, reports JP. Secretary-General of JP, Ahmed Sameer reported Qasim was admitted at hospital this Sunday morning. Sameer said Qasim had been feeling poorly since last Saturday
CP: Supporting police work in best interest of the people
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Supporting police in their work is in the best interest of the community and the best possible course of action, says Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Areef. CP Areef made the remark in the statement he released in support of Police Constable Ali Razzan, who was injured in the recent operation to
Court dismisses appeal of Qasim travel ban
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High Court has refused to accept the appeal filed against confiscation of Jumhoory Party leader Qasim Ibrahim’s passport, reports Qasim’s lawyers. Qasim’s legal team issued a press statement this Saturday, in which they said that according to Criminal Procedure Act, no court has the
Police: Knife used to attack officer found; officer recovering
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The officer attacked during search of the speedboat enroute to K. Maafushi is recovering from injuries, and the knife used in the attack has been found underwater, reports Maldives Police Service. Police Constable Ali Razzan – stationed at Maafushi Police Station – was injured in the line of
MIRA introduces mobile app to pay taxes
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Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) has launched their mobile app capable of paying fines and other payments online. At the anniversay function held at Dharubaaruge tonight, the MIRA Mobile App was inaugurated by the Speaker of Parliament, Abdulla Maseeh. While the app uses an online
Police meets with City Council regarding gang violence
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Maldives Police Service has met with the members of the Malé City Council regarding the surge of gang violence in the city. At the meeting led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Saeed at the Shaheed Hussain Adam Building today, the traffic situation in the capital was also a topic of
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has said that the 25-year-old Mohamed Anas killed inside the Litus service center was not killed because he was a member of a gang. In his speech at the inauguration of the “Fehires” Neighbourhood Park and “Fahiveni” Community Center in Hulhumalé
Installation of the mechanical parking system initiated
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Housing Minister, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu has said that the installed of the mechanical parking system for motorcycles are being installed by the Housing Ministry on Majeedhee Magu, Heenaamaage, has begun. The Ministry contracted STO last year to build 20 mechanical parking systems in Malé City.
Fehires - Another park in Hulhumalé
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and the First Lady has opened a park at the Youth City in Hulhumalé. The new park in the China Flats neighborhood is named "Fehires" contains a gym, football pitch, volleyball and basketball court similar to the Hulhumalé Central Park.
MP Ali Hussain gives statement in parliament breach case
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Maldives Police Services has taken a statement from the MP for Kendhoo constituency, Ali Hussain regarding the breaching of police line and forcing into the parliament on 14 July 2017. The statement has been taken at the second time MP Hussain was summoned to the police. He was first ordered to
Hisaan: Next in Qasim case is debating the evidence
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Lawyer Hisaan Hussain has said that the next part of the trial of his client, the Leader of Jumhooree Party, Qasim Ibrahim, in the charge of bribing MPs, is the debate on the evidence. Talking to the press after the long hearing today, Hisaan said that the next hearing has been set for 10:30
Police finds possible weapons
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Maldives Police Service has found a number of took that can potentially be used as weapons. Police said that the tools were found in a special operation conducted today. The potential weapons found inside a residential house include machetes, axes and knives. While no arrests have been made
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