A court Wednesday sentenced the Maldives former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom to 18 months in prison after he was found guilty of obstructing justice.
Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and Justice Ali Hameed were charged for allegedly refusing to hand over their mobile phones for a police investigation. They denied the charge.
They were handed a prison term of one year, six months and six days.
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Source URL: Maldives Independent