The Dhiggaru MP was approved with 67 votes in favour and one abstention.
Faris was jailed for using the flag and logo of the Progressive Party of Maldives.
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 house belongs to the family of a fugitive wanted in connection with a graft scandal.
The son of the former strongman president has been declared a prisoner of conscience.
Faris Maumoon faces 'trumped up charges' says Amnesty.
Faris Maumoon has been jailed for four months and 24 days.
The detained lawmaker faces a jail term of nine months and 18 days if convicted.
Nine people are on trial over an alleged plot to topple the government. Their arrests followed a shock Supreme Court ruling that ordered the release of...
Faris was given two days to appoint a lawyer and is worried about his detention conditions and getting enough time with lawyers.
Maumoon Abdul Gayoom started planning to overthrow the government in 2015, police spokesman Ahmed Shifan told the media in a surprise press conference.
The incarceration of the former president and strongman, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, has provoked mixed emotions among Maldivians.
Faris Maumoon has spent more than 200 days in detention, according to one NGO.
Dozens of people have been arrested since a state of emergency was declared last month, including former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and two Supreme Court judges,...
Opposition lawmaker Ahmed Faris Maumoon has been temporarily transferred to house arrest from Maafushi Prison. Faris, the eldest son of former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, was...
The Prosecutor General’s office has revised charges raised against MP Faris Maumoon from accepting bribes to offering to bribe fellow lawmakers to back the impeachment of...