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Court to review abduction ruling

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KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: The Court of Cassation, headed by Counselor Saleh Al- Morished has accepted the petition for reconsideration on the verdict issued by the Cassation Court to imprison an accused to 10 years with hard labor for impersonating and kidnapping the victim, reports Al- Seyassah daily. The court had earlier acquitted the accused and turned down the imprisonment verdict, and the judgment was published in two daily newspapers and the Official Gazette, after new evidence surfaced in the case.

Defense Lawyer, Heba Shamouh in a statement said: This historic ruling and the first of its kind is a luminous sign in the history of the Kuwaiti judiciary, especially since the request to reconsider the ruling was also the first of its kind after the verdict came into force of the law.

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