Maldives Chief Justice Arrested As President Abdulla Yameen Declares State Of Emergency

PUBLISHED ON: February 6, 2018 | Duration: 1 min, 51 sec

  
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The crisis in Maldives is deepening, and India and other countries are watching closely. Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a state of emergency, ordered security forces into the supreme court and arrested a former president, in moves the opposition called a "purge" in the Indian Ocean island nation. Maldives police also arrested Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another Supreme Court judge on Tuesday, dramatically escalating the legal battle with the country's top court.
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