Maldives Vice Prez Arrested Over ‘Bomb Plot’


Male: Maldives Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb was arrested Saturday over ‘bomb plot’ in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen.

President Yameen and his wife were travelling to Male from the island where the airport is located on 28 September when their speedboat was hit by the bomb blast. They had been to the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

Adeeb who was is in police custody in Dhoonidhoo detention centre is being charged with high treason.