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Former Maldives VP Deported From India

Former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb waves to the media before he boards a police speed boat in Maldives, June 10, 2015.

India has deported a former Maldives vice president.

Ahmed Adeeb was deported Saturday.

He tried to enter India's southern port of Tuticorin on Thursday aboard a tugboat.

The tugboat crew and Adeeb were handed over to Maldivian authorities at the International Maritime Boundary Line.

Adeeb is facing attempted murder and corruption charges at home. He has been accused of trying to assassinate then Maldives president Abdulla Yameen in 2015.