A hearing scheduled in the case of bribery charges raised against Former President Abdulla Yameen, Ahmed ‘Krik’ Riza and two other companies through the transactions of illegally leasing Fuhgiri island in Raa atoll, has been cancelled
Hearings in connection with the case were scheduled, even before the Eid-Al-Adha holidays.
The previous hearings scheduled in connection with the case, were cancelled after the court was informed that Krik Riza, accused in the case, was unwell.
The latest hearing in connection with the case was scheduled at the Criminal Court at 9am, Sunday.
The court revealed that the hearing was cancelled as Riza is still not feeling well.
According to the court, they received documents confirming Riza’s health condition.
Currently ongoing is the recording of testimonies by witnesses presented by the prosecution.
During the last hearing held in connection with the case, the court recorded the testimony of an individual who was working as a digital evidence examiner at the Digital Evidence Laboratory of the Maldives Police Service (MPS), alongside collecting the fingerprint analysis report submitted as evidence.
Judge Ali Nadheem is presiding over the case at the Criminal Court.