The head of the broadcasting watchdog also said he was threatened.
The station has been fined millions since an anti-defamation law came into effect.
The station has been fined the maximum amount of US$130,000.
Medianet was fined for not blocking Al Jazeera when a corruption exposé aired.
TV stations could lose their licence if they break the rules.
Raajje TV has been fined MVR1.7 million in the past 18 months.
The private station started a fundraising drive to meet the Maldives Broadcasting Commission penalty, imposed after the airing of colourful language about President Abdulla Yameen from...
Sangu TV was fined MVR100,000 (US$6,500) for airing remarks by an opposition MP last December.
The seven-member MBC is an independent body, but has been criticised for favouring President Abdulla Yameen’s administration.
The fines, and efforts to pay them off, have had a visible impact on Raajje TV's ability to continue with its news reporting.
The Maldives Broadcasting Commission has punished opposition-aligned RaajjeTV several times under the defamation law, increasing tensions between journalists and the government-backed regulator.
The broadcasting regulator has slapped an MVR200,000 (US$13,000) fine on the opposition-aligned Raajje TV and an MVR50,000 (US$3,200) fine on a journalist in the first punitive...