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Police mutiny in Maldives, take over state TV

Mutinous police in the Maldives took over the state television broadcaster station on Tuesday, joining opposition protesters calling for President Mohamed Nasheed to step down. Nasheed was to address the nation later

Maldives releases terror suspect

COLOMBO – Maldives police Sunday said they had released a man suspected of plotting an attack on the ICC World Cup taking place in South Asia. Maldivian national Iqbal Mohamed, 42, was arrested on March 10 as he arrived at Male International airport from Pakistan following a tip-off from the international police body Interpol.
“He (Mohamed) is no longer in our custody. He was released over the weekend on a court order,” police spokesman said.