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Maldives chief justice arrested: police

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AFP  |  Male 

Maldives Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another Supreme Court judge were arrested at dawn today, hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency, police said.

There were complaints of corruption against justices Saeed and Ali Hameed, police said in a brief statement after security forces stormed the apex court complex in the capital Male.

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First Published: Tue, February 06 2018. 07:45 IST