Maldives: Ex-Defence Minister to depose against Nasheed in court
Posted on: 10:29 AM IST Feb 18, 2013
Dhaka: Monday could prove to be a crucial day for former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed as a former defence minister in his cabinet is to depose against him in a magistrate court. Nasheed remains holed up in the Indian High Commission in Male.
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid spoke to his Maldivian counterpart Abdul Samad Abdullah from Dhaka. The Indian Ambassador to Bangladesh was called in by the Maldivian Foreign Minister and was handed a protest note.
"Both of us are trying to find a resolution. It is not just two parties involved there is also Mr Rasheed in between. He also has to decide what the next step is. We have done something which is a matter of courtesy, it is only in that context," Khurshid said.