The first hearing of Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and Justice Ali Hameed’s bribery trial has been scheduled for Tuesday.
The hearing is set to take place at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
If the duo is convicted of the charge for accepting bribes, they would be given a 3 years, 2 months and 12 days prison sentence.
Meanwhile the two justices have been convicted of influencing official conduct, and were sentenced to 1 year, 2 months and 12 days in prison.
The Chief Justice was also convicted of obstructing state duties and sentenced to 4 months and 24 days in prison. The appeal hearings on the case have begun as well.
The duo was also charged with terrorism and obstruction of justice. If the Supreme Court upholds the High Court verdict on the charges, both justices would automatically be dismissed from office.