India deports former Maldives VP seeking asylum | Sunday Observer

India deports former Maldives VP seeking asylum

India has deported former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, who faces attempted murder and corruption charges at home after he tried to enter the country on a tugboat and seek political asylum, officials said.

Adeeb arrived at the southern port of Tuticorin in India’s Tamil Nadu state on Thursday in the tugboat and was detained for attempting unauthorised entry without a passport.

Adeeb and nine members of the Virgo 9 vessel were India deports former Maldives VP seeking asylum

India has deported former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, who faces attempted murder and corruption charges at home after he tried to enter the country on a tugboat and seek political asylum, officials said.

Adeeb arrived at the southern port of Tuticorin in India’s Tamil Nadu state on Thursday in the tugboat and was detained for attempting unauthorised entry without a passport.

Adeeb and nine members of the Virgo 9 vessel were...

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