Out of the 20 cases, 12 cases concerned police brutality during the crackdown on protests and during the events that unfolded, while eight concerned issuance of unlawful orders, obeying unlawful orders and officers failing to comply with the law while on duty, said the PIC.
Mohamed Vishal has been accused of obtaining over US$32,000 from a company called company called ‘King Global Development Private Limited’, owned by a Thai national.
“So far I have not received confirmation. There is speculation, but these are rumors only, I cannot confirm,” GIP Spokesperson Abbas Adil Riza told Minivan News today (June 4).
Maldives police have confirmed the arrest of a third suspect linked to ongoing investigations into the alleged criminal activities of two foreign nationals identified as the Artur brothers.
The Ministry of Health has identified salaries and staff safety as the key issues driving “shortages” in the number of trained medical staff coming from abroad to work at hospitals in the Maldives.
Inmates in Maafushi Prison have petitioned President Dr Waheed over poor conditions inside the biggest prison in the Maldives.
“Engagement between national governments and international actors should not undermine national jurisdiction and the court system of any country, especially relating to ongoing cases,” the government contended.
While Male’ City Council has claimed to have addressed concerns about a build up of trash in the capital, the Environment Ministry has said it has yet to reach an agreement on renegotiating a “permanent” alternate waste management solution.
“When people say, ‘jihadis,’ we’re scared, damn scared,” President’s Office Spokesperson Masood Imad told the Oregonian newspaper. “It’s going to hurt our economy.”