MALDIVES POLICE

  • Maldives: New presidential poll stopped by police, say officials October 19, 2013

    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 Nasheed,...
  • Maldives: Ex-President Nasheed arrested in Male March 5, 2013

    Male: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was on Tuesday arrested in the island country's capital Male in connection with a case of abuse of power. Nasheed will likely be produced in a court on Wednesday at 4 pm. The arrest came after a local court issued a warrant against 45-year-old Nasheed....
  • Full text: MEA statement on crisis in Maldives February 13, 2013

    There is no relief for former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed as the coutry's high court has refused to stay the arrest warrant against him. The warrant was issued against the former president by a court in Maldives after he failed to turn up in the court on Monday in connection...
  • Maldives exPresident seeks refuge at Indian embassy February 13, 2013

    Male: There is no relief for former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed as the coutry's high court has refused to stay the arrest warrant against him. The warrant was issued against the former president by a court in Maldives after he failed to turn up in the court on Monday in...
  • Maldives remains on the boil as protests spread February 9, 2012

    While protesters burnt several government offices across Maldives, the police continued to crack down on them. ...
  • Turmoil hits Maldives as president resigns February 8, 2012

    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 antiIslamist. "I resign because I am...