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Court adds 15 days to remand of ousted lawmaker

Thulusdhoo MP Mohamed Waheed Ibrahim outside the Criminal Court before his remand hearing. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED/MIHAARU

Thulusdhoo MP Mohamed Waheed Ibrahim outside the Criminal Court before his remand hearing. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED/MIHAARU

The Criminal Court on Tuesdays added 15 days to the remand of Thulusdhoo MP Mohamed Waheed Ibrahim, who is arrested in connection to the conflict between security officers and lawmakers on Monday.

The court stated in its order to remand Waheed in a custodial jail for 15 days during the investigation.

Waheed was arrested under a court order around 11:40 p.m. Monday night while he was with other lawmakers in front of Jumhoory Party’s main activity hub.

According to the arrest warrant signed by Judge Ali Adam of the Criminal Court, Waheed is arrested for breaking through police barricades and forcefully entering the parliament on Monday despite no longer being a lawmaker. The warrant read that he may prove a threat to the community as well attempt to jeopardise evidence if not detained.

The evidence presented against Waheed is a letter and copy from the Parliament administration.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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