Maldives` JSC denies making remarks on Nasheed

The Judicial Service Commission of Maldives on Saturday denied making any statements on former President Mohamed Nasheed taking refuge in the Indian High Commission here.

Last Updated: Feb 17, 2013, 00:14 AM IST

Male: The Judicial Service Commission of Maldives on Saturday denied making any statements on former President Mohamed Nasheed taking refuge in the Indian High Commission here.
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC), a watchdog responsible for the administration of the justice system here, said the purported statement was being circulated in a "forged letter head".
"We, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) of Maldives, categorically deny issuing any statement on this regard," the JSC said in a letter to the Indian High Commission.

A foreign agency issued a story based on this statement which was picked up by various media outlets.

PTI