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Probes begin into Abdulla Rasheed custodial death

The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives and the National Integrity Commission are probing the custodial death on October 10 of Abdulla Rasheed, who was serving a five-year sentence on assault charges.

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MDP calls for probe into custodial deaths

The Maldives’ main opposition party has called for an immediate international investigation into custodial deaths after an inmate died while being treated at hospital. Abdulla Rasheed, who was serving a

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Inmate dies in Maafushi jail

A 32-year-old inmate at the high-security Maafushi prison died around 7:50 am Thursday morning while undergoing treatment at the island’s medical centre.

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Inmate dies while undergoing treatment

Mohamed Badeeu, from the Henveiru Landhooge in the capital, was taken to IGMH on Monday afternoon and passed away around 3:30am, according to the Maldives Correctional Service.

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Inmate dies of heart attack in fourth custodial death this year

Ahmed Hassan, 55, was found death by prison guards at 4:40am at the low security prison, Asseyri Jail, on December 1

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Infant who died in state care had a broken arm

An informed source told the Maldives Independent on the condition of anonymity that the infant had “a broken arm which was not treated” before he died. “It was apparent from the scans that the injury was days old,” the source said.

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57-year-old dies in Malé remand centre

A 57-year-old man held in pre-trial detention at a remand centre in Malé died on Tuesday morning in the second custodial death in less than a month.

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Man who died in police custody buried without postmortem

A 55-year-old man who died in police custody Tuesday morning has been buried this afternoon after the family decided not to conduct a postmortem overseas.

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55-year-old man dies in police custody

A 55-year-old man detained at a police remand facility died Tuesday morning while en route to a hospital in the capital Malé.

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Government accused of negligence over inmate’s death

The family of an inmate who died at the state-owned hospital on Sunday has accused the Maldives Correctional Services of negligence by failing to provide prompt care for liver and kidney failure.

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