LGA suspends Malé City Councilor

The Local Government Authority (LGA) has suspended Malé City Council Member Ibrahim Mamnoon over allegations of misconduct.

Defense Minister Mohamed Nazim, who heads the LGA, sent a letter to Mayor Mohamed Shihab informing him that Mamnoon has been suspended without pay for five days.

Nazim did not reveal details of the allegations.

Mamnoon was elected on the ruling Progressive Party of the Maldives ticket.