Jailed Maldives ex-leader says his appeal being scuttled , AsiaOne World News

March 25, 2015 9:52 AM

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Jailed Maldives ex-leader says his appeal being scuttled , AsiaOne World News

COLOMBO - Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Wednesday accused authorities of scuttling his appeal against his controversial conviction and jailing for 13 years under tough anti-terror laws.

Nasheed's spokesman said the honeymoon islands' first democratically elected president has been denied a copy of the trial proceedings which he needs to lodge an appeal.

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