Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed
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Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed 'in safe house', says brother

Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has said that he was forced to resign "at gunpoint" by police and army officers in a coup.

He said the move was planned with the knowledge of Vice-President Mohammed Waheed Hassan Manik, who has replaced him. Mr Hassan denies the claims.

The former president's brother Ibrahim Nasheed said Mohamed Nasheed was "not hiding from the people", but was in a safe house.

  • 08 Feb 2012
  • From the section Asia
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