Arresting without providing access to lawyers is Kidnapping

BY: latheef, 21 Apr 2017

Prominent Lawyer Ali Hussain has said that arresting a person without providing access to lawyers is kidnapping.



He said according to the Maldivian law and constitution , even at the time of curfew they have to provide access to the Lawyers.



He has quoted as such since Maldivian Police denied access to the lawyers of Qasim when they arrested and took JP Leader Qasim Ibrahim to Dhoonidhoo Jail tonight.



This similar to what has happened in 2012 when the government arrested Judge Abdullah Moahamed.



Since Qasim is taken to Dhoonidhoo ithout even access to his Lawyers a huge crowdof people are gathered to protest against it.



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