Deputy Prosecutor General of the Maldives Mariyam Nihayath has resigned from her position.
The PG’s office confirmed that she resigned. It is not clear why she resigned. Before assuming the position of Deputy PG, Nihayath was a judge at the Civil Court of the Maldives.
There are two Deputy Prosecutors in the Maldives. With Nihayath’s resignation, there is only one DPG now.
Nihayath was the lead prosecutor in many high profile cases in the past 2 years.