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  • PG vows to focus on first offender programme

    PG vows to focus on first offender programme

    Newly appointed Prosecutor General (PG) Muhthaz Muhsin on Tuesday vowed to fully execute a first offender programme for individuals suspected of petty crimes.

    July 23, 2014
  • No translator stalls drug dealer's case

    No translator stalls drug dealer's case

    Failure to assign a translator to a Russian woman, who had tried to smuggle illegal drugs into the Maldives, has stalled her case at the prosecutor general's office, Haveeru learned on Tuesday.

    July 22, 2014
  • President appoints Muhthaz as PG

    President appoints Muhthaz as PG

    President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Tuesday appointed Muhthaz Muhsin as the new prosecutor general.

    July 22, 2014
  • No conduct case against Judge Muhthaz: JSC

    No conduct case against Judge Muhthaz: JSC

    Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on Sunday denied reports that Criminal Court judge Muhthaz Muhsin, who had been nominated to the vacant prosecutor general's post, had been found guilty of violating the code of conduct for judges.

    July 20, 2014
  • PPM defies Gayoom's instructions on PG vote

    PPM defies Gayoom's instructions on PG vote

    The ruling Progressive Party of Maldives' (PPM) parliamentary group on Saturday defied the instructions of the party's leader, by opting to endorse Muhthaz Muhsin to the vacant prosecutor general's post.

    July 19, 2014
  • Committee rejects two PG nominations

    Committee rejects two PG nominations

    The parliamentary committee on independent institutions has on Monday rejected the two candidates nominated by the president for the vacant post of Prosecutor General (PG).

    July 15, 2014
  • Freed drug kingpin returns to Maldives

    Freed drug kingpin returns to Maldives

    The alleged drug kingpin, who had left the Maldives after he was released from police custody for being taken to his remand hearing seven minutes late, has returned to the country, Haveeru has learnt.

    July 15, 2014
  • ACC should have prosecution powers: TI

    ACC should have prosecution powers: TI

    The Maldives' Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) should allowed to prosecute directly rather than sending cases to the prosecutor general's office for prosecution, Transparency International said on Wednesday.

    May 24, 2014
  • Pres to again nominate nephew to PG's post

    Pres to again nominate nephew to PG's post

    President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom said on Sunday that he would again nominate his nephew Maumoon Hameed to the now vacant prosecutor general's post.

    May 19, 2014
  • Maumoon, four judges apply to PG's post

    Maumoon, four judges apply to PG's post

    President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom's nephew Maumoon Hameed and four judges are amongst the seven individuals who had applied for the vacant post of prosecutor general, presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Muaz revealed on Sunday.

    May 18, 2014
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