KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Court of Appeals recently upheld the verdict of the lower court and abstained from issuing a sentence against the parents and the uncle of a girl who reportedly died as the ‘suspects’ tried to beat the demon out of her body, reports Al-Rai daily. The parents and uncle thought the girl was possessed by an evil spirit and beat her mercilessly upon the advice of two Egyptian sorcerers. The trio has been released but the Egyptians have been sentenced to six months imprisonment followed by deportation.
Diamond necklace stolen: Police are looking for a housemaid for stealing a diamond necklace worth KD 150,000 from the home of her sponsor living in Faiha, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said the complaint has been filed by a well-known Kuwaiti businessman. He said the theft occurred when the family was at a chalet.
By Mishal Al-Sanousi, Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies