Police must immediately remove “India Out” banners: Speaker Nasheed

Speaker Mohamed Nasheed (L) and ex-President Yameen Abdul Gayoom (R) | Photo: Avas

Malé, Maldives – Speaker of the Maldives Parliament Mohamed Nasheed stated on Wednesday that the Maldives Police must remove “India Out” banners immediately.

Speaker Nasheed stated this during the parliamentary sitting today regarding the large “India Out” hung on former President Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s private residence.

India Out banner at former President Yameen’s residence

Erecting large banners against neighboring countries is against the law … In my opinion, Police must immediately remove such paraphernalia.

Speaker Nasheed

Nasheed has stated this while ex-President Yameen has placed a large banner at his private residence located at Boduthakurufaanu Magu in the capital city highly visible to the public.