Former JSC member and whistleblower Aishath Velezinee continues to critique the recently-published Naaz report, ‘Access to Justice in the Maldives: Through the Eyes of a Colourless Lens’.
Touring the Immigration Department’s shelter for undocumented workers in Male’ this week, Minivan News was told that despite initial appearances, bars across the entrance were not for detaining foreign workers, but for their protection.
The Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators sent a letter to the Islamic Ministry expressing concern that the country’s farming and fishing industries continued to be blessed following Friday prayers, while tourism sector had not received the same courtesy.
Head of the Police Child Protection Department, Chief Inspector Hassan Shifau, has said police are searching for Mausoom Abaas of Hunaru in Maafannu Ward in connection with the gang rape of a 16 year-old girl in February.
Police have located and arrested 19 year-old Sharufan Abdul Razaq Ahmed of Lonumidhilige, after calling for public assistance to local the suspect in a recent double stabbing.
Police Commissioner Abdulla Riyaz informed local media that the police management board had decided to allow officers to grow beards as officers had been requesting it.
With scarcely 100 days before the elections, Azra Naseem joins former President Mohamed Nasheed’s campaign trip to Haa Alif and Haa Dhaal Atolls to see how islanders are responding to the country’s turbulent politics.
The Criminal Court revealed police had charged Azleef with terrorism, intimidation, involvement in gang activities, participation in gang activities and conspiring to conduct criminal gang activities.
Police have confiscated a stash of weapons believed to have used in gang violence under under a staircase in the home of Vice President of the Fiqh Academy, Dr Mohamed Iyaz Abdul Latheef.