Saturday, 16 January 2016

Government grants permission to jailed Former President Nasheed to travel abroad for medical treatment

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16 January 2016, Male; The Government of the Republic of Maldives has granted permission to Former President Mohamed Nasheed to travel to the United Kingdom to undertake a surgery at his request. Mr. Nasheed is currently serving a 13-year jail sentence for abducting a sitting judge.

Former President Mohamed Nasheed was granted permission under the condition to serve the remainder of the sentence upon return to the Maldives after the surgery.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Republic of the Maldives

Website: www.foreign.gov.mv

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