Maldives Development Alliance leader and MP Ahmed ‘Sun’ Shiyam’s criminal hearing in his alcohol smuggling and possession case was cancelled today for the third time in two months as the court was again unable to deliver the summons chit.
“God willing, before the end of the first two weeks of June, we will tender the bridge project. With that, additional studies needed for the project – that is the direction and extent of ocean currents – will be undertaken by the party awarded the tender,” President Yameen explained last night.
“I don’t want in any case for the People’s Majlis to appoint Maumoon Hameed to the post of Prosecutor General because he is my brother or a member of my family,” said President Yameen, who expressed pride that he had educated relatives who wished to serve the government.
“We have filed the Ali Hameed case. We do not have enough evidence to proceed further and it will only be opened again if we receive additional information,” a police media official told Minivan News today.
Two ACC investigators went to the Family Court with a warrant from the commission on Thursday, but court officials refused them entry.
Dr Azeema Adam called for increased revenue and changes to “disorganised subsidies” as local and international experts gathered to discuss the development of the country’s financial and capital markets.
While the Supreme Court attempted to reclaim order in the wake of the deputy PG’s resignation, Dutch dredging company Boskalis was accused of environmental crimes by local civil society groups.
The Tourism Association of Maldives said key leaders were dismissed following their organisation of Labour Day celebrations earlier this month. Police attempts to remove the employees resulted in the arrest and firing of a further four staff members.
The party suggested that most Maldivians travelling abroad for jihad were members of the security services, calling upon the authorities to investigate