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Mandoub’s 1-yr jail term with hard labor quashed – Iraqi acquitted in drug case

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The Court of Appeals nullified the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced an Egyptian company representative (mandoub) in absentia to one year imprisonment with hard labor over alleged breach of trust and embezzlement of KD 3,000. The appellate court acquitted the defendant. The …

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Man on life-term in rape of kid acquitted by court

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Court of Appeals overturned life sentence passed on an Arab expatriate for molesting a minor, and acquitted him of all charges against him. Case files indicated the Public Prosecution charged the expatriate of kidnapping a minor after luring him to drive a vehicle to a …

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Court absolves Kuwaiti in drugs case, drunk driving

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: The Misdemeanor Court chaired by Judge Mohammad Al-Duaij acquitted a Kuwaiti man of alleged possession of hashish and Amphetamine for consumption, in addition to drunk driving. In his testimony before court, the prosecution officer said he was on regular patrol at Fintas area when he sighted …

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Citizen acquitted of child abuse in case filed by kin

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of the First Instance Court, which acquitted a citizen of molesting his children in a lawsuit filed by the father of his ex-wife. Lawyer for the citizen, Attorney Abdul Muhsin Al-Qattan, pointed out in court the lack of evidence, …

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Court acquits police officer of lewd acts with ‘shemale’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Hussein Masoud upheld the verdict of the Court of First Instance that acquitted a Vice Corporal at the Ministry of Interior of committing immoral acts with a shemale during official duty inside a computer room at Maidan Hawalli police …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti man of carrying & selling drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: The Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Ahmad Al-Yasin acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing methamphetamine with the intention of consuming and selling them. According to the case file, an officer from the Drugs Control General Department revealed that the department received a …

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Appeals court acquits expat of possessing, selling drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Adel Al-Huwaidi overturned the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced an expatriate to tenyear imprisonment with a fine of KD 5,000 followed by deportation after completion of term. The court instead acquitted him of …

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Kuwaiti citizen acquitted of abducting, hitting expat, stealing vehicle

KUWAIT CITY, July 31: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Nayef Al-Dahoum acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of kidnapping an expatriate, hitting him and stealing his vehicle. According to the case file, the victim had lodged a complaint, revealing that he was hit with a metal object …

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Man acquitted in kidnap, rape of Ethiopian woman

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Najeeb Al-Mullah, cancelled the verdict of the Court of First Instance which sentenced a citizen, who impersonated detective officers, to 15 years in jail with hard labor and immediate execution for kidnapping and raping a 20-year old Ethiopian …

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Court cancels citizen’s 5-year jail with hard labor, KD 5,000 fine

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: The Criminal Court, presided over by Judge Abdullah Al-Othman, cancelled the verdict of the First Instance Court which sentenced a citizen in absentia to five years in prison with hard labor, immediate execution and fine of KD 5,000 for possessing hashish and driving under the infl …

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