Legal Politics

Police question local online news’ editor over article headline

Senior Editor of V-Online Rifau

The senior editor of V-online, run under Vnews, Ahmed Rifau stated Sunday that Police questioned him regarding the headline he wrote for the article on the arrest of Maldives United Opposition (MUO)’s shadow minister, Adam Azim.

After a Police interrogation of one and half hours, Rifau said that he was questioned over the headline which implies that Azim was arrested over allegedly attempting to topple the government.

Rifau added that he has been accused under the Penal Code’s Subject 310 for altering a valid document.

Rifau, who is also a member of Maldives Media Council (MMC), stated that V-Media would not broadcast any false information and added that other media outlets have also published similar titles.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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