KUWAIT CITY, March 31: The Criminal Court recently sentenced two Kuwaitis to death by hanging for kidnapping and sexually molesting a female compatriot, reports Al- Anba daily. The men were also ordered to pay KD 5,001 each as temporary compensation. According to case papers, the incident took place in 2016 in Salmiya when the victim was on her way home.
The suspects reportedly swerved at her several times in an attempt to hit her car. Three curious youths who witnessed the incident, followed the suspects and the woman until she pulled up after reaching her home. One of the two suspects then got out of the car, gagged the mouth of the woman, and carried her to his car and both men with the woman drove to an open ground.
The suspects reportedly pushed the woman on the back seat, beat her and tore her clothes and before they could do anything the three youths who had followed the woman, attempted to rescue her and were also involved in a fight with the two kidnappers. The daily did not give more details.