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President Yameen’s verdict appealed

President Yameen’s verdict appealed

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Lawyers of former President Yameen has appealed his jail verdict today.

The Criminal Court of the Maldives sentenced President Yameen to 5 years in prison after declaring him guilty of money laundering charges.

His lawyers appealed the case the Criminal Court and requested to transfer him to house arrest.

Progressive Party of Maldives, the main opposition party has announced that they will hold nation wide protests until the former president is freed.