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A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting Maldivian Democratic Party MP Mariya Ahmed Didi, a year after the alleged assault took place.
Police Spokesperson Chief Inspector Hassan Haneef told local media that the man was arrested on 4 March 2013 in relation to the assault that took place on 7 February 2012.
According to local media, police have been investigating the videos of the unrest that followed the controversial change of power in February 2012.
The police have been criticised by various institutions for a failure to investigate several incidents that took place on February 7 and 8, 2012.