Crime

10-years jail for joining IS, promoting ideology on Net

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The Criminal Court issued its verdict on the State Security case filed against a Kuwaiti hacker who was accused of joining DAESH terrorist organization and promoting its ideology via the Internet. The court sentenced him to ten-year imprisonment with hard labor, and ordered the confiscation of …

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24 Imams suspended

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Muhammad Al-Jabri, said 24 imams were suspended over the past three years for not abiding by the Charter of Mosques, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Jabri added these imams are not permitted to organize seminars …

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Municipality shuts Farwaniya mall

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The Public Relations and Media Department of Kuwait Municipality disclosed that emergency teams have been carrying out inspections in restaurants, shopping malls and food stores throughout Farwaniya Governorate, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The department explained that emergency teams B and C from Farwaniya Municipality carried out campaigns …

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‘Death to life’ for American

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The Court of Appeals recently overturned the verdict of the lower court and sentenced a US citizen to life imprisonment, reports Al-Anba daily. The Criminal Court had earlier sentenced the man to capital punishment for smuggling and trafficking in cocaine. The American, an employee of a military …

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Education refers 10 employees for investigation

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: Ministry of Education has reached the turning point in reckoning and accountability by referring 10 employees to investigation for violating Audit Bureau rules and regulations, reports Al Rai daily. In this context, acting Assistant Undersecretary of Legal Affairs Fahad Al-Ghais indicated 2-7 days pay will be …

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Duo caught running liquor factory

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Two Asian expatriates who violated the residency and traffi c laws were arrested for running a liquor factory in Abu Halifa area. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Ahmadi area when they noticed a man walking in the area. As they approached him to …

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7-year-old attempts suicide

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: A seven-year old Kuwaiti boy attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself inside his room in Abdullah Al-Mubarak area. Even though his father denied that his son attempted suicide and said his son had fallen in bathroom, his mother informed the authorities that it was a …

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New ruling raises Dashti prison term to 45 years

KUWAIT CITY, March 26: The Misdemeanor Court of First Instance acquitted two workers of a gas testing company who were held responsible for a fire incident in a restaurant on the day of its inauguration which injured two other workers. The Public Prosecution accused the defendants of causing injuries to …

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