Supreme Court quashes Nasheed’s terror conviction

The Supreme Court has overturned former president Mohamed Nasheed’s 13-year jail sentence after a review of the controversial terrorism conviction.He was wrongfully charged and the criminal court should not have proceeded to trial, the apex court ruled Monday.Nasheed, who was greeted by celebrating supporters when he emerged from the courthouse, told reporters it was clear his political career was not over and praising the “courage and unshakable resolve” of the public for securing his freedom.The judgment has also made clear he was put on trial by the influence of former president Abdulla Yameen, he added.The court had suspended Nasheed’s sentence last month after the Prosecutor General’s office sought a review of the decision to uphold the verdict in June 2016. A stay order cleared the way for his return on November 1 after nearly three years in exile.the terrorism conviction.............................

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