Army in the Maldives is on high alert as President AbduArmy in the Maldives is on high alert as President Abdulla Yameen refused to accept Supreme Court’s order to reinstate opposition leaders. lla Yameen refused to accept Supreme Court’s order to reinstate opposition leaders.
— ANI (@ANI) February 4, 2018
Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed also rejected review petition filed on behalf of the government by Prosecutor General & said the govt should implement the order first before seeking review.
CJ Abdulla Saeed has claimed he has been getting anonymous threat calls so he along with judge Ali Hameed & judicial administrator Hassan Saeed would be spending the night in court. Armed forces & the police have barricaded the SC’s premises in Male & a showdown is expected anytime.
Huge crowd spill out on the streets in protest after President Abdulla Yameen refused to follow Supreme Court’s ruling to release key political prisoners and reinstate 12 MPs.