Maldives Police Service (MPS) has again arrested Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)’s activist Naeema Mohamed during the opposition rally on Thursday night.
Naeema was arrested along with Central Maafannu council member Azra Moosa and others at the opposition rally held at the Majeedhee Magu – Chaandhanee Magu junction. However the exact number of people arrested in the rally is not known as police have not yet disclosed a number.
Naeema was previously arrested on February 25 at the opposition rally held on Majeedhee Magu as well. Police received a lot of criticism for arresting Naeema who is nearly 70 years old. Police had released Naeema the next day.
While police had arrested many individuals during the rally on Thursday night, MDP member Abdul Majeed was also arrested while inside a restaurant. He was also arrested and taken to Dhoonidhoo, however police did not state a reason for the arrest.
VNews understands Dhoonidhoo Prison is becoming crowded due to the large of arrests made by police daily.