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SC orders stay on enforcing ex-defence minister, former Dhiggaru MP`s sentences

Nov 06, 2018 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

A court has suspended the sentences given to an ex-defense minister and a former MP.

Supreme Court has ordered stay on imposing the sentences of ex-defense minister Mohamed Nazim and former MP Ahmed Nazim, until a verdict was reached on the review of their conviction.

Both the defendants had earlier asked the apex court to review their conviction.

The Criminal Court convicted the ex-defense minister 11 years in jail on 27 March 2015 for smuggling weapons, after police found a ...