Nasheed leaves Male for India

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 19:03

Colombo: Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday left Maldives for a five-day visit to India.

Nasheed would be spending the anniversary of his ouster in the Indian capital, a statement released by his office said.

Nasheed had resigned as President on February 7 last year after what he claimed was a coup.

A Commission of National Inquiry appointed later to probe the February 7 events ruled out the possibility of a coup as the reason for his ouster.

His successor Mohamed Waheed is expected to call fresh presidential elections in the Maldives by September this year.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 19:03

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