“Government officials are spreading falsehoods to reduce investor confidence with the aim of obstructing Addu City Guesthouse Venture,” alleged the city council.
“The world has lost the window of opportunity to mend its ways. Big emitters have sentenced us. The world temperature will rise, and the seas will rise over our nose,” the former president at the International Bar Association’s climate change conference.
The Supreme Court has enacted new regulations on enforcing flogging sentences, specifying conditions and criteria for meting out the Islamic Sharia punishment.
Maldives Police Services have apprehended convict Fariyash Ahmed at a café in Malé today. Meanwhile, the Home Ministry has enlisted an armed team of soldiers to help police in the search for Shahum, and have authorized soldiers to shoot if necessary.
During debate on an urgent motion submitted by MDP MP Imthiyaz Fahmy concerning the prison break, opposition MPs contended that the government’s “negligence and irresponsibility” allowed the dangerous criminals to escape from a high security prison.
A police team will be stationed on Maafushi Island to assist MCS on a need to basis and the two institutions are currently taking measures to strengthen security, a police statement today said.
The High Court has granted Hussein Humam, convicted of killing MP Dr Afrashim Ali, a one month period to appoint a lawyer at today’s appeal hearing. Humam was sentenced to death for intentional murder.
MPs have been offered personal security between the hours of 7am and 1am. “The MNDF also requests you to pay special attention to your safety and protection if you absolutely need to go outside tonight,” read a message sent by the Majlis Secretariat to members yesterday.
“We already knew that there is a gang connection to Rilwan’s case,” Umar Naseer told state television. “The biggest cause of obstruction to this investigation is the MDP”.