Maldives Lawyers revolt as prosecutor general comes under pressure

The state of emergency in the Maldives is unconstitutional, lawyers have said, as the prosecutor general came under fire for challenging the government.More than 30 lawyers at the prosecutor general’s office backed Aishath Bisham for saying parliament’s vote on the state of emergency was unconstitutional, local media reported.Bisham wrote to police hours after parliament approved President Abdulla Yameen’s request to extend the state of emergency by 30 days.Several prosecutors from her office told the Maldives Independent they signed a petition of support after speculation she was being leaned on to change her stance.Lawmakers from the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) have criticized Bisham over her opinion.…………….Please Log in or Subscribe to view full details…..

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