Supreme Court judge Adam Mohamed Abdulla has excused himself from appearing at the disciplinary hearing of the Judicial Service Commission to be held today.
Judge Adam excused himself from the hearing scheduled for 3:00 today, and JSC stated that the hearing has now been canceled without providing any further details. The hearing, open for the public and media is regarding a Civil Court case that was taken over by the Supreme Court.
Judge Adam did not adhere to the advice issued by the JSC regarding the matter where the appeal rights of the claimant were deemed to be violated due to the case being taken over by the Supreme Court.
The Committee formed by the JSC to oversee and investigate the matter consists of Vice President of JSC Masthoor Husny, Attorney General Ibrahim Riffath, Thulhaadhoo MP Hisaan Hussain, Abdul Maniu Hussain, and Dr. Ali Shameem.
JSC revealed that it is investigating 16 cases against Judge Adam Mohamed. It is also investigating 18 cases against Chief Justice Ahmed Abdulla Didi and 14 cases of Judge Abdulla Areef.