A Maldivian man has been remanded for issuing death threats.
The Criminal Court remanded the man, a 41-year-old, to 15 days in custody for issuing death threats to his mother, on Sunday.
His remand period will expire on December 10.
The court remanded the man, accused of issuing death threat, after receiving enough evidence against him.
As such, the Maldives Police Service (MPS) submitted statements by the person who submitted the complaint, statements of witnesses and statements of police personnel who arrived at the scene.
The circumstances under which his detention was ordered were issued in accordance with Article 49 of the Constitution of Maldives and Section 59 and 60 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, for the safety and security of the community.
It further highlighted a clause in the Criminal Procedure Code relating to trial as a reason for the need for his detention.
The court order goes on to reveal that the accused had issued death threats to his own mother and his brother-in-law.
The court order highlights that there was a possibility that he would attempt to tamper with evidence, if released.
The accused has a criminal record as well.
The Criminal Court order was issued by Judge Aminath Azlifa.