The detained lawmaker faces a jail term of nine months and 18 days if convicted.
Ahmed 'Papa' Fayaz served more than two years on obstruction charges in connection with an explosion on the president's speedboat.
Obstruction of justice carries a jail term of almost five months.
Defence Minister Mohamed Shareef put the total number of Maldivians who travelled to Syria at 61.
Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed was arrested hours after a state of emergency was declared.
The trial was cancelled 15 minutes before it was due to start.
The conglomerate, owned and run by self-exiled Jumhooree Party leader Gasim Ibrahim, is said to have for paid for luxury Malaysian properties for two top judges.
The Times of India named the men as Shanees Maheer, Ahamed and Ibrahim Fauzen Saleh.
Defence Minister Adam Shareef met the two high-profile detainees as the president's envoy.
Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was arrested during a state of emergency in connection with an alleged coup plot. He was charged with terrorism and is detained for...
Police recovered 115 kilos of drugs that had washed ashore in three inhabited islands and two uninhabited islands.
Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and Judge Ali Hameed were convicted and sentenced in May for influencing official conduct, with the presiding judge handing down a prison...
Packages of illicit narcotics from an Iranian boat that ran aground in the northernmost atoll started washing ashore Thursday night.
Judge Hassan Najeeb refused to slow down the pace of the trial or give the defence more time to prepare, prompting lawyers to walk out of...
Maumoon Hameed announced he was boycotting the trial in a tweet after criticising its “grave procedural defects.”