Saturday , December 15 2018

Judge renews detention of DAESH suspect – 5-year-jail for causing disability

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The Detention Renewal Judge ordered the extension in custody of an Egyptian DAESH member to 15 days. The suspect is accused of planning terrorist operations with the aim of killing some Americans in Kuwait. It is noteworthy the suspect identified as A.S targeted five Americans and deliberately hit their vehicle with a cleaning truck owned by a contracting company. The Americans sustained various degrees of injuries and fractures. Preliminary investigation indicated that the incident was a premeditated action to carry out a terrorist attack.

Jail in assault case: The Criminal Court sentenced a person to five years imprisonment with temporary compensation of KD 5,001 for causing 15 percent permanent disability to a youth. Representing the victim, Attorney Mohammad Al Qattan pleaded with the court and presented medical certificate showing the gruesome attack on his client. He noted the defendant assaulted the victim with a stick and permanently disabled his left shoulder. Al-Qattan noted whoever harms another person and the act results in permanent disability must serve at least 10 years imprisonment or fined no less than KD 750.

Stealing own bike: Police have arrested two teenagers — a Kuwaiti and a GCC citizen — for climbing the fence of Taima Police Station in Jahra to steal a bike which had been impounded by the police, reports Al-Anba daily. The teenagers were arrested after a policeman manning the CCTV camera saw the suspects. Police are looking for another Kuwaiti who managed to escape.

By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff

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