Ex-Maldives president held on terror charges, clashes erupt

February 22, 2015 10:32 PM

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Ex-Maldives president held on terror charges, clashes erupt

MALE: Police in the Maldives Sunday arrested former President Mohamed Nasheed under an anti-terror law for the alleged illegal detention of a judge when he was in power more than three years ago.

Nasheed, the country’s first democratically-elected president, was taken into custody in the capital island of Male, police said.

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