“Firstly [the JSC] stated that the bench is not in existence and then they said that we have brought no changes to the bench,” said Nasheed lawyer Ahmed Abdulla. “We were unable to comprehend what they were saying”.
The Maldivian Democratic Party’s education committee as expressed concern at the effect of the government’s attempts to vacate faculties used by the Maldives National University and Mandhu College.
“Nevertheless, with your permission, I would like to spend my jail days as the president of this party,” said Nasheed at the MDP’s National Council meeting, requesting that the party “try and find a way in which I could be saved without being sentenced”.
Evidence suggests the former defense minister was plotting to harm government officials and overthrow the government, say police. Nazim’s lawyers say their client is being framed.
Members from both the Adhaalath and the Jumhooree Party have today said they will join Nazim’s legal team, while the Prosecutor General’s Office has declined to comment on any aspect of the case.
The mother of the Indian national, held for four and a half years without charge on infanticide charges, will seek to visit her daughter, while the campaign for her release continues at home.
Nazim’s lawyer has said police told him his client was being charged with offences related to activities against the state, while his arrest form described the charges as terrorism and possession of illegal items.
Housing minister Dr Mohamed Muizzu said the scheme will see the closure Heena Goalhi and Raiyvilla Magu in Henveiru ward to vehicles, including bicycles, until June 8.
High Court has decided today that it does not have the jurisdiction to deliberate on the legality of the process in which the Hulhumalé Magistrate Court’s bench was formed.