Former Maldives president dragged into court by police, ordered held in custody

February 23, 2015 12:15 PM

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Maldives former President and current opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, in white, tussles with policemen who stopped him from speaking to journalists as he is brought to be produced before a court in Male, Maldives, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Authorities arrested Nasheed on Sunday, ordering him to stand trial for his 2012 decision to arrest a senior judge. (AP Photo/Sinan Hussain) (The Associated Press)

MALE, Maldives – Police in the Maldives have dragged the country's former president into a court, which ordered his detention throughout his trial over a decision to arrest a senior judge three years ago.

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