EC secretary-general was threatened by three masked men.
The lawmaker was convicted of identity fraud for using the ruling party flag.
The former president and his son deny all charges against them.
The president has been dogged by graft allegations since he took office.
The inmate had a blocked nerve.
Gayoom's family do not know why there is a delay.
It was a 'good sign' the courts were freeing people, the president-elect's spokeswoman said.
He said nine people were killed to cover up the murder of a lawmaker.
The MDP says a forensic accounting firm has validated previous reports about a US$1.5 billion scheme.
Nearly 800 cases were investigated in the first six months of the year.
The head of the broadcasting watchdog also said he was threatened.
New evidence was uncovered by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).
Prison authorities did not say how long the emergency would last.
Pardoned prisoners are told what to wear and must stick to a pro-government social media policy.
One victim was stabbed in the neck, abdomen and head.
There has not been a 35 percent drop in violent crime since the president took office.
A 25-year-old Nepali woman was found hanged.