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Ex-President Yameen charged with money laundering

Former Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has been formally charged with money laundering.

Yameen came under fire after investigators discovered after large sums of embezzled funds from the State were transferred to an Islamic Bank of Maldives bank account opened under his name. Yameen is accused of laundering the money and providing false testimony to the investigators of the case.

The case was forwarded by Maldives Police Service to the Prosecutor General’s Office for charges on January 6.

The Prosecutor General’s Office announced via its official Twitter that Yameen has been formally charged with money laundering and the case has been submitted to the Criminal Court.

“Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom of Ma. Kameenee Hulhangugey has been charged with money laundering and the charge against him filed with the Criminal Court,” announced the Prosecutor General’s Office on Twitter.

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Source URL: Sun.mv

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