Newly appointed CJ and justices take oath of office


Amid criticism over persecution of Supreme Court judges, President Abdulla Yameen appointed new Chief Justice and two others to court bench on Thursday



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June 28, 2018: President Abdulla Yameen appointed Dr. Ahmed Abdulla Didi as the new Chief Justice of Maldives. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: President Abdulla Yameen appointed Dr. Ahmed Abdulla Didi as the new Chief Justice of Maldives. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: Newly appointed Chief Justice Dr. Ahmed Abdulla Didi took oath of office at a ceremony held at the President's Office on Thursday morning. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: Newly appointed justices of the Supreme Court, Abdulla Didi and Abdulla Ghanee Mohamed took oath of office on Thursday morning. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: Newly appointed justices of the Supreme Court, Abdulla Didi and Abdulla Ghanee Mohamed took oath of office on Thursday morning. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: Abdulla Didi was appointed to the Supreme Court bench on Thursday morning. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: Abdulla Ghanee Mohamed was appointed to the Supreme Court bench on Thursday morning. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: President Abdulla Yameen appointed Abdulla Didi to the Supreme Court bench at a ceremony held at the President's Office on Thursday morning. Photo: President's Office

June 28, 2018: President Abdulla Yameen appointed Abdulla Ghanee Mohamed to the Supreme Court bench at a ceremony held at the President's Office on Thursday morning. Photo: President's Office