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Media council probes defamation case against local TV channel

Raajje TV staff pictured outside the Criminal Court. FILE PHOTO/MIHAARU

The President’s Office on Sunday submitted a motion at the Maldives Media Council (MMC) against six journalists of local television channel Raajje TV over defaming First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim.

The separate cases filed by the President’s Office are against News Director Ali Yoosuf, Senior Journalist Mohamed Fazeen, Senior Video Journalist Mohamed Visaam, Senior Journalist Azmoon Ahmed and Assistant News Director Abdulla Naseer.

The cases were filed over some reports published on Rajje TV’s website raajje.mv.

MMC has given a 7-day period for Raajje TV to respond to the submitted issue.

Full details are available from the link below:

Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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