The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has appointed Supreme Court Judge Adam Mohamed Abdullah as Commissioner and Dr Afrasheem Ali as Vice Commissioner.
Adam Abdullah was nominated in competition with the new Attorney General, Dr Ahmed Ali Sawad. Dr. Afrasheem Ali was appointed in competition with Aishath Velezinee, the President’s Member on the Commission.
JSC members now include Adam Mohamed, Dr Afrasheem, Velezinee, Shuaib Abdur Rahmaan, Lower Court Judge Abdulla Didi, High Court Judge Abdulla Ghanee, lawyer Ahmed Rasheed, Civil Service Commission (CSC) President Mohamed Fahmee Hassan, Parliament Speaker Abdulla Shahid, and Attorney General Dr Sawad.
The JSC isan independent institution charged with overseeing the judiciary, investigating complaints and taking disciplinary action.