Saturday , December 16 2017

Court to peruse ‘Abdali Cell’ petition today – Steps taken to prevent ‘Palace’ brawls

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Al-Duaij will Tuesday study the petition 55/2015 regarding ‘Abdali cell’ wherein 26 people are accused of spying for Hezbollah and Iran, and possessing illegal weapons and explosives.

Meanwhile, Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sane’ says ensuring fair justice will require easing of procedures, which can be best achieved through electronic methods.

While receiving well-wishers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, he affirmed the determination of Ministry of Justice to carry out a number of new projects, and his keenness to allot a strategic plan for the ministry to follow, adding that the ministry is currently preparing the law of Family Court.

Explaining that the Cabinet has given instructions to the ministry to implement laws on cyber and technological crimes, Al-Sane’ indicated that there are several challenges that have to be tackled for applying the law on electronic announcement. He said the ministry has finalized allotting a number of draft laws related to electronic announcement, family court, juveniles, technological crimes and law on judiciary independence, which will be tackled in the coming parliamentary legislative term. The minister added that the Ministry of Justice and the Supreme Judicial Council are two faces of one coin. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Justice announced on Monday that it submitted a report to Public Prosecutor Dhirar Al-Sanousi about the fight that took place at the Palace of Justice (the Courts Complex) last week, Sept 21. Assistant Undersecretary of the Justice Ministry for court affairs Ali Al-Salman told KUNA that the ministry will take all necessary procedures to prevent the recurrence of this incident.

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