Police have once again arrested former MP for Hoarafushi Constituency Mohamed Ismail a day after he was released from police custody.

Police had arrested the ex-MP last Wednesday after he was accused of organizing anti-India activities under the slogan 'IndiaOut'. But Mohamed Ismail was released yesterday after he was taken to the court to decide on his remand custody.

Yet, Police have rearrested the former MP on a court order. The former parliamentarian was taken under police custody while he was sitting at a cafe'.

Last Wednesday, Police had also arrested an opposition social media activist and accused the suspects of putting up banners, drawings, and writings that read or implied the slogan 'IndiaOut' and of distributing such items within Male and to the Atolls.

Police said that they were further investigating the case.

The Opposition has been putting up huge banners in different locations in Male' in their campaign calling for the withdrawal of Indian troops deployed in the Maldives.

But since then, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih had issued a decree stating that any activities under the slogan are banned as the campaign is detrimental to the country's national security.