'Arrest warrant' for Maldives ex-president

2012-02-09 11:01
Male - A criminal court in the Maldives has issued an arrest order for former president Mohamed Nasheed and his former defence minister, party officials said on Thursday.

"The court has given the order to arrest Nasheed and the [former] defence minister," Adam Gafoor, a senior figure in Nasheed's Maldivian Democratic Party, said.

A second party source confirmed the news, but new Maldives police chief Abdulla Riyas said he had no knowledge of the order.

"I am not aware of it," he said.

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