MP Faris released after six months in custody


Criminal Court sanctioned the release of Dhiggaru constituency MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon on Thursday.



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Opposition members gathered near Criminal Court on Thursday morning, prior to MP Faris's hearing

Officers arrest a woman near Criminal Court, for making too much noise

MP Abdulla Riyaz, along with other opposition officials, gathered at Criminal Court before MP Faris' hearing on Thursday morning

Dhiggaru constituency MP Faris Maumoon leaves Criminal Court, after six months in custody without a sentence

MP Faris was greeted by opposition officials as he left the Criminal Court on Thursday

MP Fairs was released with stipulations; a ban on influencing witnesses involved in the case, ban on traveling out of Malé without a permit from the court and to produce himself at Court when ordered

MP Faris walks home, after being released from custody on Thursday, along with members of the joint opposition

MP Faris walks home, after being released from custody on Thursday, along with members of the joint opposition

A supporter takes a selfie with MP Faris, as he leaves the Court after six months in custody

MP Faris walks home, after being released from custody on Thursday, along with members of the joint opposition

Supporters of MP Faris Maumoon rejoicing his release in front of the Criminal Court

Supporters of MP Faris Maumoon rejoicing his release in front of the Criminal Court

A number of people gathered at the Criminal Court for Faris' hearing, including opposition MDP's chairperson Hassan Latheef

Supporters of MP Faris Maumoon rejoicing his release in front of the Criminal Court