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Kuwaiti student mugged by barber, prostitutes in Cairo

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The Egyptian Public Prosecutor has ordered the detention of a car dealer, a barber and two prostitutes for assaulting and attempting to rob a Kuwaiti student, resident in Zamalek and studying at the Banha University, reports Al-Rai daily.

According to Egyptian security sources from the Qasr al-Nil Police Station a complaint was filed by the resident of Bldg No 33 B which is located on the Abu al- Fada Street in Zamalek. When the securitymen arrived, they found the 21 yr old Kuwaiti student with a cut in the scalp and abrasions in the face. When asked by the police, the student said that when he was on his way to his apartment, he was surprised by two unknown persons and two young women, who assaulted him and hit him with a sharp object and escaped after he screamed for help.

The sources explained the security forces then viewed the CCTV footage from the cameras and saw the suspects escaping in a four-wheel drive. The police then summoned the owner of the vehicle and he said he had leased the car to a car dealer identified only as Mohammad. Police arrested the car dealer and the latter guided police to his accomplices, Ahmed (32 years old barber) and the two girls Habiba (18) and Ala’a (20 years). The four persons have been referred to the authorities.

‘We’ll defend govt’: Head of Fatwa and Legislation Department Counselor Salah Al-Mesaed affirmed readiness of the department to defend cases brought against the state ministries. He added the department will receive judicial notices against the ministries via e-mail or fax, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Mesaed said the Fatwa Department is committed to implementing laws issued on the legal proceedings, including Law No. 26/2015 that amended Civil Procedures Law allowing judicial proceedings to be declared through e-mail or fax and contribute to the speedy completion of proceedings in the courts. He reiterated Fatwa Department has activated the electronic link between Ministry of Justice and the courts to enable the sector to electronically gain access to files on cases filed against the state agencies and defended by Fatwa and Legislation Department, while viewing verdicts and possibly download and print them.

Appeal rejected: The Appeals Circuit in the Administrative Court has rejected the appeal filed by the Ministry of Social Affairs against the lower court’s verdict to reinstate the chairperson and members of the dissolved Kaifan Cooperative Society’s board of directors. The Administrative Court’s decision came despite the fact that the ruling of the lower court should be enforced immediately. Commenting on the verdict, former Board Chairperson of cooperative Faisal Al-Faraj said the ruling reinstated the board by the virtue of the law, so he called on the ministry to adhere to the judicial ruling which symbolized the integrity of the board.

By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies 

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