Thursday , October 18 2018

Crime

Jail upheld for blogger

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The Cassation Court on Monday upheld the verdict of the First Instance and Appeals courts to imprison blogger Abdullah Fairoz for five years with hard labor in the State security case filed against him for offending the entity of HH the Amir. The Public Prosecution charged …

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Wanted Kuwaiti man held

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16:  Police have arrested a Kuwaiti man who was wanted by law in connection with 10 financial claims and referred him to the Sentences Enforcement Department, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said, the arrest came when a Kuwaiti filed a complaint against the man following a …

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GCC man acquitted of gun-running

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The Court of Appeals has overturned the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced a GCC national to three years in prison with hard labor and KD 1,000 fine over alleged gun running. The appellate court thereby acquitted the defendant of the allegation. The …

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Kuwaitis, bedoun, Arabs in 7-man gang of robbers caught by police

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have arrested a 7-man gang including one of them who had been dismissed from work, two Kuwaitis, a bedoun, two Arabs of unknown nationalities and an unidentified person for impersonating police and committing scores of robberies, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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Death of girl not caused by medical error

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah said the investigation committee that was formed to look into the death of the 5-year-old girl Hajar Al-Mutairi concluded that the death was not caused by medical error, reports Al-Rai daily. The minister in response to a parliamentary query raised …

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Asian expat jumps to death

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: An Asian expatriate committed suicide, after rejecting all attempts aimed at changing his mind from doing so, by jumping from the fifth floor of a building in Mahboula area. According to sources, when the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) received information about a …

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Driver hurt in tanker flipover

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Acting on information that 5,000 gallons of diesel had spilled on to the ground after a diesel tank truck had flipped over, firemen rushed to the spot and sprayed foam and to prevent fire catching the diesel, reports Al-Shahed daily. The truck driver who was seriously …

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Collision holds up traffic for three hours

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Traffic was brought to a standstill for almost three hours when a heavy-duty vehicle collided with a petrol tanker on the Sixth Ring Road Opposite Sulaibiya area, resulting in oil pour-out and injury to the tanker driver. A fire source said the Operations Room of Fire …

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Jail, fine for 3 in forged nationality case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Ghazi Al-Mutairi sentenced three individuals to seven-year imprisonment, imposed a fine that is double the salary they received through forgery, and ordered them to return the houses which they received from the government. The court dismissed the charges …

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Five expats interrogated in murder of Egyptian worker; roomie suspect

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: The Hawalli police have interrogated five people in connection with the murder of an Egyptian, identified only as Abdu, who was working for a contracting company, reports Al-Anba daily. Two of the five have since been released on bail while the other three are still being …

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