KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Misdemeanor Court fined a Kuwaiti citizen KD 3,000 for insulting another citizen on Instagram. The court referred civil aspect of the case to the relevant court. The case file indicated the Public Prosecution charged the defendant for abusing and humiliating the plaintiff on the social media platform and defied his honor. Plaintiff Lawyer Zaid Al-Kabbaz presented documents containing a copy of the insults hailed on his client by the defendant and requested KD 5,001 in compensation for moral and psychological damage caused.
‘Royal’ set free: The Interior Ministry has set free Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem, after receiving amnesty in the case of insulting HH the Amir and slandering the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah, reports Al-Qabas daily. A source said Sheikh Abdullah received a ‘special’ amnesty, in addition to forgiveness from Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah, after Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem served one full year of the three-year prison term. He was found guilty after he posted clips on the social networking site.
5 in sex trade: Police have arrested 5 Asian prostitutes, reports Al-Rai daily quoting security sources. The daily added, the women were seized from an apartment in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh. Intensive investigations revealed the women were carrying out their activity openly by luring passersby for fl esh pleasure. Meanwhile, police said the women were also selling porn CDs.
US citizen held: Customs officers at the Abdali border post have arrested a US citizen of Iranian origin, identified only as Ahmad Kh.N, and detained him at the Qashaniyah Police Station for humiliating an employee of duty, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said this happened when a customs officer asked the suspect a routine question if he was carrying any forbidden items, and the latter ignored the question. However, during a baggage search, the X-ray machine showed a pistolshaped item. Following this the American allegedly told the officer that is not a bedoun or Iraqi, but a US citizen. The daily did not say what other stuff was found in his baggage.
Lawsuit pledged: In response to a statement issued by MP Yousef Al-Fadahlah concerning his two clients, former Assistant Undersecretaries at the Ministry of Health Dr Omar Al-Sayyed and Dr Mahmoud Abdulhadi, that they were forced into retirement because of corruption attorney Adel Abdulhadi said he will file a lawsuit against the parliamentarian, reports Al-Rai daily. He added, in addition to this he will also appeal the ministerial decision to refer his client to retirement. He added if there was corruption, it should not be handled through statements but through the judiciary. He added, the Minister of Health has commended the work of his two clients and there is nothing related to corruption.
Illegal arrested: The Hawally police have arrested a Ugandan citizen who had allegedly infiltrated into the country, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect was walking along a road and when he saw a police patrol approaching he took to his heels, but the police chased and arrested him. Police records showed he was wanted by the Residence Investigation Department for entering the country illegally. He has been handed over to the deportation center.
By Jaber Al-Humoud Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies