The opposition leader was detained for the duration of a money laundering trial.
Former president Yameen was elected as the PPM's leader at an extraordinary congress.
Mahloof was charged with obstruction of justice for distributing masks at an opposition protest.
The tycoon was sentenced to more than three years in prison in August last year.
He was sentenced to 19 months for refusing to hand over a mobile phone.
The lawmaker was convicted of identity fraud for using the ruling party flag.
The former president and his son deny all charges against them.
Two vacancies remain on the High Court judges’ bench even with the new hires.
Dr Ahmed Abdulla Didi is the only sitting judge in the Maldives with a PhD.
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...
The High Court on Monday concluded hearings into the state's appeal of opposition MP Abdulla Riyaz's acquittal on obstruction charges last year.
The appointments come as courts struggle to hear cases due to a judge shortage.
The High Court on Wednesday upheld an Employment Tribunal order for the reinstatement of 22 employees sacked from the Conrad Maldives Rangali Resort in June 2011.
The High Court overturned an Employment Tribunal unfair dismissal ruling over Sheraton's Full Moon Resort sacking of three staff in 2014.
The presiding judge in the three-judge panel overseeing the case was changed after hearings concluded in early August. The lawmaker was arrested on a bribery charge...
The High Court on Wednesday began hearing an appeal from a man found guilty of planting a bomb near the official presidential residence in November 2015....
The Prosecutor General's office has withdrawn a case seeking to detain a ruling party candidate for the Malé city council on an assault charge.