Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) personnel patrol the streets after a state of emergency was declared in Male, Maldives, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (Sharwaan/Sun Online via AP)
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Police in the Maldives arrested a judge and former prosecutor general over their alleged involvement in issuing a fraudulent court order to arrest President Abdulla Yameen, a presidential spokesman said Monday.Nasheed, the Maldives' first democratically elected president, was jailed for 13 years on terrorism charges last March over the alleged abduction of a judge, after a rapid trial that drew international condemnation.In a statement, the police said a group of individuals influenced a judge to issue the warrant against Yameen.Nasheed's Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) said it had evidence to implicate President Yameen in corrupt activities, however.
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