Crime

Local TV cameraman appeals verdict to pay MVR 3,000 fine

Raajje TV cameraman Adam Zareer outside the Criminal Court. PHOTO: NISHAN ALI/MIHAARU

The cameraman of local television channel Raajje TV has appealed the Criminal Court’s verdict ordering him to pay a fine of MVR 3,000 after he was convicted of obstructing police.

Adam Zareer is convicted for pushing police barricades in an attempt to enter a restricted area during a protest in March 2015. Though his offence carries a jail term in addition to a penalty, the court narrowed his sentence down to a fine of MVR 3,000 as this is Zareer’s first proven criminal offence.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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