Detention extended for suspects charged with threatening Judge Abdulla Mohamed

The Criminal Court has extended the detention of two men arrested on suspicion of harassing and threatening Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed for a further 15 days.

Police Sub-Inspector Hassan Haneef said Wednesday (August 22) that the court has extended the detention of both men by 15 days in order to further investigate the charges against them.

The two men were arrested on charges of having harassed Judge Abdulla Mohamed on his personal trip to Raa Atoll Maakurathu on August 17.  They have been in police custody since then.