Maldives Police

  • Maldives: New presidential poll stopped by police, say officials 19-10-2013 11:19 AM

    Male: Maldives police have stopped a fresh presidential poll that was to be held on Saturday, the archipelago's Election Commission said, despite a court ruling that the poll could go ahead. The Indian Ocean chain of tropical holiday islands has been in turmoil since February 2012 when former president Mohamed...
  • Maldives remains on the boil as protests spread 09-02-2012 02:05 PM

    While protesters burnt several government offices across Maldives, the police continued to crack down on them. ...
  • Turmoil hits Maldives as president resigns 08-02-2012 08:47 AM

    Male: Turmoil hit the tourist hotspot of Maldives on Tuesday after the man who symbolised democracy in the island nation, President Mohammed Nasheed, was toppled by a police loyal to the former dictator. Protests had been growing against Nasheed ahead of the presidential elections, calling him anti-Islamist. "I resign because...