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Blogger and Royal acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, March 28: The Criminal Court Wednesday acquitted a blogger against whom a State Security case was filed for publishing false news on social media, misusing smartphone and planning to carry out attacks in the country. The court released the blogger without bail. The Public Prosecution had issued a …

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Kuwaiti man not guilty of fraud

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of conning a Kuwaiti woman by promising to marry her, and then taking KD 25,000 from her under the pretext of investing in a commercial venture. According to the case file, the plaintiff met the defendant …

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Kuwaiti acquitted for peddling “Chemical” drug and hashish

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen in his 40s who was accused of peddling “Chemical” drug and hashish. The court also refrained from pronouncing penalty for charges of addiction after the lab result indicated the level of intoxicant in his blood was minimal. The defendant …

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Court acquits expat in fraud case – Jail, deportation overturned

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Criminal Court of Cassation has nullified the lower court’s verdict that ordered the imprisonment of an expatriate employee for one year with hard labor and deportation after completion of term for allegedly defrauding a client in a real estate property sold outside the country. The …

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Kuwaiti woman acquitted of carrying gun and ammo

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti woman who was accused of possessing a firearm and ammunition, and ordered a Kuwaiti man, with whom the woman had a quarrel, to pay a fine of KD 1,000. According to the report of the arresting officer, a fight broke …

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Youth acquitted of abuse – Defending honour, dignity

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: The Criminal Court acquitted a youth who was accused of attacking and insulting a Kuwaiti citizen in a public place for sexually harassing his sister. The Public Prosecution had charged the youth with assaulting a citizen, causing multiple injuries and humiliating him in public. The counsel …

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KD 3 million bail each frees ‘embezzlers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mit’eb Al-Ardi has decided to release the three suspects involved in the scandal of the “ports funds” embezzlement on KD 3 million bail each. The court ordered concerned authorities to impose travel ban on them. Earlier, the court refused …

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Domestic acquitted of rape bid, robbing old sponsor – ‘Driver must pay victim’s heirs KD 24,500’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Criminal Court acquitted an Asian domestic worker who was accused of attempted rape and stealing money from his sponsor. The Public Prosecution charged the expatriate domestic worker of attempting to rape his sponsor who is a Kuwaiti woman in her 60s. According to the case …

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Court acquits sports TV presenter in libel charge

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: The Criminal Court acquitted the presenter, producer and guests of a sports program on a TV channel of charges of offending the Secretary General of Kuwait Football Association. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution had charged the first, second and third defendants of broadcasting …

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Saudi prince acquitted of abducting his kids

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: The Criminal Court chaired by Judge Ahmad Al-Yasin acquitted a Saudi prince of abducting his children from the exwife who’s a Kuwaiti. In the previous session, the court removed arrest order against the defendant to enable him attend the hearing session and to defend himself against …

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