Accusing police of negligence, MDN also condemned police failure to inform public on investigation and hit back at government’s claim that the NGO’s report had obstructed investigations.
Attorney General Mohamed Anil has proposed a number of amendments seeking to strengthen the act prohibiting carrying of threatening use of sharp weapons as stabbing incidents in the country continue.
A police team has apprehended the second convict who escaped from Maafushi Jail – Ibrahim Shahum Adam, 23 years – in a guesthouse in Malé at approximately 7:40pm today.
Company sources have confirmed that the economic council’s decision was made last month, informing the Indian firm that issues with the city council and a desire to use a state-owned company had influenced the decision.
“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.