The police have confiscated the phones of Thayyib Shaheem and Shammoon ‘Lucas’ Jaleel , accusing the popular opposition social media activists of “spreading misinformation and sowing discord in society”.
Ahmed Ashraf’s trial resumed on Wednesday after more than one year. The first hearing was held in February 2016. The charge of issuing threats carries a jail sentence of one year, but the teenage social media celebrity has spent a longer period in detention.
A police staff serjeant, who was in charge of the Laamu Gan police station, was fired on Thursday. According to local media, the officer sent a nude video of himself during a video chat with a school girl, an offence that carries a jail term of between seven to ten years.
Following the resignation of two top prosecutors, sources from the Prosecutor General’s office have alleged that Bisham’s “abrasive” demeanour and short temper have contributed to growing discontent among her staff.
In a statement he gave to the police last September, President Yameen said he was taken by the military to the presidential retreat island Aarah against his will in July 2010 and expressed his desire to seek charges over the “unlawful arrest”.
Independent MP Ahmed Mahloof has issued several press statements from jail during the past month, expressing concern over the treatment of inmates at the Maafushi jail and criticising the judiciary, Yameen’s state of the nation address, and the change of burials from the capital to Hulhumalé.
Lawmakers have hailed a proposed new evidence law as key to addressing longstanding challenges faced by the judiciary and strengthening the criminal justice system.
The high court said new rules on remand do not allow it to review the criminal court’s decisions on remand.
Shidhatha Shareef’s passport was confiscated upon her arrival in Malé on Thursday. The police and immigration refused to comment.
Policies were set on a myriad of issues including Jihad, tourism, trade, education, media and atheism
John Seyfert, an American arrested a week ago on charges of not possessing a passport or valid visa, will be deported from the Maldives. His case however does not appear to be simple matter of a visa violation.
The president plans to free “200 or 300 or even more” prisoners because he “loves you a lot,” the home minister told inmates at the Maafushi Jail.
A spokesman said the police have sent files on the investigation to the prosecutor general’s office, but declined to comment on the charges against the opposition leader.
Qasim and his wife Razeena’s bodies were found dead in their bed on Sunday. The cause of their death remains a mystery.
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Ahmed Hassan, 55, was found death by prison guards at 4:40am at the low security prison, Asseyri Jail, on December 1
Gasim Abdul Kareem’s counsel have called for his immediate release, noting that he has already spent a period longer than his eight month prison sentence in state custody.