A man accused of defaming the religion has been sentenced to 15 days in GDh. Thinadhoo.
The police state that the person in question defamed religion through social media and was taken into custody after a court-issued warrant.
The court has sentenced the accused for 15 days in which the police were advised to further their investigation into the matter.
The person of interest had not only defamed religion on social media but had also allegedly conducted open events in the island in the same context. He not only defamed Islam but also reportedly discredited and badmouthed the holy Quran as well.
While the accused has been sentenced to 15 days, the police also informs of an ongoing investigation for a threat made to the accused.