Journalist’s family backs independent inquiry into disappearance

Minivan News journalist Ahmed Rilwan’s family has supported the opposition’s call for an independent inquiry into his disappearance a year ago in a Malé suburb.

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Young man dies in attempt to flee from police

The young man was driving the motorbike when the police attempted to stop him in a drug operation near Flat 133 in Malé’s suburb Hulhumalé at 9:10pm. The young man sped away at high speed and crashed into a car.

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20 inmates released under pilot tagging project

The inmates were released with an electronic tagging device attached to their feet, which will send out a signal if he or she steps out of the confined area.

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High Court, citing lateness, rejects murder acquittal appeal

The High Court, citing lateness, has rejected an appeal filed by the state over the criminal court’s acquittal of man accused of killing his girlfriend and stuffing her body into a suitcase. Prosecutors blamed the delay on the criminal court failure to provide documents on time.

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