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Sentence withheld against 3 in drugs case

Prisoner acquitted of peddling drugs KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: The Criminal Court refrained from pronouncing penalty against driver of a black Yukon and two of his friends who were caught in possession of illicit drugs and violently resisted arrest when security operatives clamped on them. The charge sheet indicated the …

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Kuwaiti man acquitted from threatening his ex-wife via phone calls

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals upheld a verdict issued by the Court of First Instance, which acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of disturbing his ex-wife via phone calls, purportedly for threatening and insulting her. The woman, who is the plaintiff, accused him of calling …

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Ruling annulled as Kuwaiti acquitted of carrying drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: The Criminal Court cancelled the verdict issued in absentia against a Kuwaiti citizen who was sentenced to two-year imprisonment with hard labor and imposed a fine of KD 1,000 over allegations of possessing methamphetamine. The arresting officer testified that he was patrolling Al-Oyoun area when he …

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GCC man acquitted of gun-running

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The Court of Appeals has overturned the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced a GCC national to three years in prison with hard labor and KD 1,000 fine over alleged gun running. The appellate court thereby acquitted the defendant of the allegation. The …

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Kuwaiti acquitted in 6 theft charges

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: The Appellate Circuit of the Criminal Court cancelled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to three-year imprisonment with hard labor after he was convicted of committing six thefts in the Baladiya garage in Amghara Scrapyard. The court instead …

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Airport female inspector acquitted of theft

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: The Court of Appeals acquitted a female security inspector of Kuwait International Airport who was accused of stealing personal effects and money from a bag belonging to a traveler. The court overturned the verdict that was issued by the Court of First Instance to imprison the defendant …

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Court acquits 2 in drunk driving accident

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted two individuals who were accused of consuming liquor and crashing their pickup vehicle onto a patrol vehicle that was parked alongside King Fahad Expressway. The Public Prosecution had charged the first defendant of driving his pickup vehicle recklessly under a drunken state, …

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Two Kuwaitis acquitted of trafficking in hashish

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict of First Instance Court that acquitted two Kuwaitis of trading in hashish and other illicit substances and the possession of unlicensed weapon. According to the case file, detectives received a tip-off that the first suspect had illicit drugs and …

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Court acquits expat blacksmiths of causing fire on govt’s project

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 15: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted two expatriate blacksmiths who were accused of unintentionally causing a fire incident at the project site of a state institution. The Public Prosecution had charged the two blacksmiths with causing a fire incident at the site of a state institution in Mirqab …

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Court acquits three expats of forging IDs to buy SIM cards

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The Criminal Court acquitted three expatriates who were accused of forging civil IDs for buying SIM cards and mobile phones on installment basis from a telecommunication company. The Public Prosecution charged the first defendant of replacing the photograph in the civil ID of the victim with …

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