Legal Politics

Court to issue verdict on jailed opposition lawmakers’ appeal on Thurs

Jailed Lawmaker Ahmed Mahloof PHOTO:Mohamed Sharuhan/Mihaaru

The High Court has scheduled to issue its verdict on the appeal of Galolhu South MP Ahmed Mahloof’s six-month jail sentence this Thursday.

After being found guilty of obstructing a police officer on duty, MP Mahloof was sentenced to jail for six months. However, his sentence has completed this January and he is now serving a sentence of four months and 24 days which ends this Friday.

He was sentenced for pushing police barricades and entering a restricted area during a protest in March 2015. Though the case was appealed earlier, the hearings only commenced last month after his sentence was completed.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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