Former Maldives VP tries to illegally enter India

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A former Maldivian vice-president has been sent back from India after illegally trying to enter the country.

Ahmed Adeeb tried to enter the southern Indian city of Thoothukudi through a tugboat.

However Indian authorities detained him and eventually sent him back to the Maldives.

He's expected to reach the Maldives by Sunday or Monday.

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