Chief Judge of the Criminal Court Abdulla Mohamed filed the suit against the judicial watchdog after it completed a report into misconduct allegations against him last year.
The PPM has meanwhile demanded a seat on the commission, along with Nasheed’s Maldivian Democratic Party.
DRP MP Ali Azim said he had warned the party that joining the coalition in support of the new government would pave the way for internal conflicts within the coalition, and that such a coalition could not work in the best interests of the country.
The government has agreed to allow a member to represent former President Mohamed Nasheed, however the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) have challenged the government’s conditions for this appointee as “nonsensical”.
Joint press statement summarises the official visit, while an interview with NDTV outlined Waheed’s response to many of the issues discussed with media during the five day trip.
Luthfee, who was given a life sentence for his role in the 1988 coup attempt, went abroad for medical treatment in 2009 and never returned.
MDP lawyer Hisaan Hussain that the government was trying to delay the proceedings by making “petty excuses”, while the party was fighting for fundamental rights entitled to it by the constitution of the country.
President Waheed tells an audience of diplomats in New Delhi that he questions the mandate, motivation, and method of CMAG, while his government acquiesces to proposed reforms of the Commission of National Inquiry.
President Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan’s visit to India continued to garner international media attention, with interviews to NDTV, CNN-IBN, Times Now, New York Radio, Times of India, Hindustan Times, and UK’s The Daily Telegraph.