Maldives Ex-president and Chief Justice To Face Trials

Malee, March20- Abdulla Yameen, the president of Maldives today declared that the country would lift the state of emergency on Thursday and the Government would bring charges of bribery and corruption against former president Mamoon Abdul Gayoom and the Chief Justice . Yameen earlier announced a state of emergency on February 5 th for five days to overrule the verdict of the Supreme Court of the country to withdraw cases against nine opposition leaders. Later the parliament gave him the permission to extend the emergency for another 30 days. The Yameen administration have already arrested former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom , the Chief Justice and another judge of the Supreme Court for corruption charges according to Mohammed Hussain Sharief , the Ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka . He also added that the Government had no intention to extend the state of emergency but added that the Yameen Administration would like to put an end to the corrupt practice in the country. Sharief emphasized on the fact that strict action would be taken against Gayoom and four of his associates who conspired to overthrow the present Government.

by TNBC Staff Reporter on March 20, 2018

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Maldives Ex-president and Chief Justice To Face Trials

Malee, March20- Abdulla Yameen, the president of Maldives today declared that the country would lift the state of emergency on Thursday and the Government would bring charges of bribery and corruption against former president Mamoon Abdul Gayoom and the Chief Justice . Yameen earlier announced a state of emergency on February 5 th for five days to overrule the verdict of the Supreme Court of the country to withdraw cases against nine opposition leaders. Later the parliament gave him the permission to extend the emergency for another 30 days. The Yameen administration have already arrested former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom , the Chief Justice and another judge of the Supreme Court for corruption charges according to Mohammed Hussain Sharief , the Ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka . He also added that the Government had no intention to extend the state of emergency but added that the Yameen Administration would like to put an end to the corrupt practice in the country. Sharief emphasized on the fact that strict action would be taken against Gayoom and four of his associates who conspired to overthrow the present Government.

by TNBC Staff Reporter on March 20, 2018

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