More than 600 IS fighters surrendered to Afghan forces.
No suspects charged with joining militant groups have been convicted to date.
Mohamed Abdul Rahman was charged with terrorism for participating in a foreign war.
Local media said the man from Naavaidhu island, who took the name Abu Saad Al-Maldifi, travelled to Syria early this year.
Opposition MPs questioned the government’s sincerity in tackling jihadi recruitment in the Maldives during a debate today on the first state counter-terrorism policy. MPs accused the current...