Friday , September 21 2018


2 get 40 mths jail in State Security case – Ruling reinstates female engineer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The Administrative Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Dr Nayef Khalid Al-Mutairi upheld verdict of the Administrative Court of First Instance that nullified Kuwait Municipality Director General’s decision to sack a Kuwaiti lady civil engineer, obliging the defendant to pay KD 1,001 compensation to the plaintiff. …

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Filipino woman chops husbands ‘manhood’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Police have taken into custody an unidentified Filipino woman for attacking her husband who is believed to be in his 40s, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources the woman was arrested when the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received information about a man …

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‘Carpenter’, ‘Kebab-maker’ caught giving tuitions

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Police acting on information raided a private institute and seized six teachers for violating residence laws, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to reliable sources the teachers were caught red-handed giving private tuitions in violation of the law and one of them who tried in vain to escape …

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Jail, fine for persons faking mental illness – Doctors ‘handling’ bogus cases face punishment

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Those who fake psychological and mental problems and doctors who entertain such incidents face punishment in the form of prison term and monetary fines, reports Al-Rai daily quoting parliamentary sources. The sources added this is done to protect the rights of psychiatric patients and at the …

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Suspects flee after stabbing to death youth in road brawl

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: In a heinous crime witnessed on the Seventh Ring Road, a 20-year old Bedoun youth was murdered and his companion sustained stab wounds. The perpetrators fled to Saudi Arabia after the incident. Security sources said the victims were driving on Seventh Ring Road when suddenly another …

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Blogger jailed for ‘disrespecting’ ruler, Shiites

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: The Misdemeanor Court of First Instance has sentenced a Kuwaiti blogger, whose identity has not been disclosed, to three years in prison in a libel suit for posting a malicious tweet against His Highness the Amir and disdaining Kuwaiti Shiites. However, the court acquitted him over …

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6,000 Tramadol pills seized from Egyptian

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Officers from the Drugs Control General Department (DCGD) arrested an Egyptian for trafficking in Tramadol. Acting on instructions of Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs Major General Abdulhameed Al-Awadhi, the officers put the suspect under surveillance after receiving information about his illegal activity in Khaitan. Accordingly, …

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Court quashes verdict to close shop for 1 month

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals canceled the verdict of First Instance Court that ordered closure of a sanitary ware shop for one month on charges of commercial cheating. The court presided over by Judge Rujaib Al-Juraib acquitted the owner of all charges. The case file indicates …

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KPA workers to continue strike Sunday; 3 Bahrainis referred to State Security

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The strike embarked upon by workers at Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) disrupted six ships from docking at Shuwaikh Port, and 51 ships are stranded in the territorial waters, reports Al-Anba daily. In this context, Chairman of the Union of Workers of KPA Abdullah Al-Sarheed said the …

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Municipality’s emergency team removes five violating cafe joints

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Emergency team from the Capital Municipality removed five café joints along the coast and warned six other cafés to remove infringements, including the use of huge gas cylinders without license. In a crackdown on cafés and restaurants using the area without license, which lasted three days, …

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