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Jumhoory Party deputy charged with obstructing law enforcement

Lawmaker Riyaz speaking to press after interrogation PHOTO:Nishan Ali/Mihaaru

The Prosecutor General pressed charges of obstructing police against former Police Commissioner and lawmaker of Kinbidhoo constituency Abdulla Riyaz last Tuesday.

Riyaz, who is also the Deputy Leader of Jumhoory Party (JP), denied all accusations early Wednesday in a tweet he posted.

Prosecutor General (PG) Office’s spokesperson said that Riyaz was charged according to Subject 532 of the Penal Code for purposefully obstructing an officer of law enforcement.

If Riyaz is found guilty, he will be sentenced to a minimum period of one month and six days or maximum one year.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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