Former undersecretary sentenced to house arrest

The Criminal Court has sentenced Hinna Khalid of Valhufehi in Henveiru ward to six months of house arrest.

Hinna Khalid served as an undersecretary at the President’s Office during President Dr Mohamed Waheed’s administration.

Khalid has been sentenced on charges of abusing powers for personal gain while serving as head of the Malé municipality.

The case was presided over by Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed.