The Criminal Court on Tuesday closed the doors on the hearing of Male City Councillor Zaidul Ameen, who was arrested over allegedly blackmailing a judge but is charged with three other offences.
The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday morning.
Zaid has been charged with the illicit release of prohibited information without permission, obtaining information unlawfully and obstructing law enforcement.
According to the Constitution, judges are authorized to close doors for trials or parts of a trial.
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