Son, mom, granny in drug trade

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: The Criminal Court Wednesday set March 24, 2010 to look into a case of four Kuwaitis (three women and one man) - two women and one man from one  family. They are charged with consuming and trafficking in narcotics.
The arresting  that a Kuwaiti man, who is serving time at the Central Prison was trafficking in drugs with the help of his mother and grandmother.
Acting on this information and armed with a search and arrest warrant, the inmate’s mother was caught red-handed selling narcotics to a Kuwaiti woman. Following their arrest, the inmate’s mother admitted to selling drugs to the woman. She added she got the drug from her mother.
The officer raided the woman’s house and arrested the grandmother but in her house he did not find drugs. The woman also denied the allegation. However, the inmate admitted to trafficking in drugs and gave the name of his mother. He also said his grandmother was not involved in any way.
The Public Prosecution had earlier released the grandmother on KD 300 bail. The other woman, who has been charged with consuming drugs, has also been released on bail.
The session was presided over by Judge Emad Al-Mandeel.

Fine
The Criminal Court sentenced Monday a Kuwaiti man to two years in jail and ordered him to pay KD 500 for suspending the sentence in a case filed against him for possessing an unlicensed firearm.
The court, however, fined an Asian suspect involved in the case KD 500 for taking the firearm from the third suspect — a ruling family member — and giving it to the first suspect.
The court also fined the ruling family member KD 500 for sending the firearm to the first suspect.

Detention
The Public Prosecution on Sunday ordered to extend the detention of a Kuwaiti man, two Saudi men, a non-Kuwaiti man, and an Iraqi man until March 24, 2009, to continue interrogations on their involvement in a State Security case filed against them for recruiting youths to fight US forces in Afghanistan.
The Public Prosecution has charged Mohamed S., Sami A., Adel H., Abdul Hamid B. and Baheej A., for committing hostile actions against the US forces in Afghanistan which may harm Kuwait’s relations with a friendly country.


By: Moamen Al-Masri

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