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Maldives crisis: Military continue to manhandle MPs

ANI  |  Male [Maldives] 

The military and police in the continue to manhandle Members of Parliament (MPs) as two MPs were stopped from entering the on Thursday as well.

The two injured MPs, identified as and were attacked and rushed to the hospital.

"We are deeply concerned that the military and police are still continuing the siege of the and the Supreme Court," of told ANI.

Earlier in the day, alleged of inciting violence.

Shahid on said, "Yameen speaking to his supporters last night incited them to violence by telling them that he believed they would have killed & slaughtered the opposition if he had obeyed the SC Ruling of 1st Feb. We have a THUG not a President! #MaldivesInCrisis #StateOfEmergencyMV"

Yesterday, the military in the reportedly threw around 12 MPs from Joint Opposition out of the

"Parliament under military siege in #parliament today members were thrown out of the parliament building compound," (MDP) Thilafaiy tweeted.

On Tuesday, the military blocked MPs from entering the Parliament building.

Earlier this month, the Maldivian acquitted former Maldivian Mohamed Nasheed, former Maldivian and ordered the reinstatement of the 12 other parliamentary members.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 22:44 IST