Legal Politics

Maldives security forces break into Supreme Court: court spokesman

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Maldives security forces broke into the Supreme Court on Monday, court spokesman Faisal Adam told Reuters, hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency for 15 days, in an escalation of a legal battle with the archipelago’s top court.

Yameen had earlier defied a Supreme Court ruling that nine jailed opposition leaders must be released.

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