Maldives chief justice, top judge arrested as President Yameen clashes with supreme court over jailed politicians

Maldives Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another Supreme Court judge were arrested at dawn on Tuesday, hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency, police said.
Justices Saeed and Ali Hameed were arrested along with the court’s top administrator Hassan Saeed after security forces stormed the court complex in Male, with police citing complaints of corruption against them in a brief statement.
The high profile arrests followed the arrest on Monday of ex-president…