The Criminal Court has extended the detention period of French national Godzine Sargsyan and a Maldivian man identified as Ahmed Nishan.
Local media reported the incident was sparked after a Maldivian staff member accidentally ran into a Bangladeshi man while he was walking out of the mess room.
An Indian physics teacher has been hospitalised after a group of angry islanders confronted him on the island of Kumundhoo in Haa Dhaalu Atoll, and beat him up after accusing him of hitting a student in the chest.
Police have arrested three 17 year-old boys and a 19 year-old man in connection with the gang rape and filming of a 20 year-old girl on the island of Dhuvaafaru in Raa Atoll.
A lawyer representing the other shareholders requested the civil court issue an injunction against the paper’s potential sale by company chairman Mohamed Zahir Hussain, alleging this would harm their interests.
Police Commissioner Abdulla Riyaz has said police have received reports that people are being blackmailed after being solicited for cybersex over social media.
In a statement issued today, the Adhaalath Party confirmed the letter was sent because the Penal Code Committee had “invited” Sheikh Ilyas before the committee.
The Juvenile Court has sentenced a minor arrested in connection with Dr Afrasheem Ali’s murder to eight months imprisonment after the court found him guilty of misleading the police investigation.
A Fokaidhoo island council member told Minivan News the father of a 17 year-old girl had called the council to inform them his daughter’s pregnancy had been terminated.