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Man and wife acquitted of abusing, assaulting police

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The Misdemeanor Court upheld verdict issued by the Court of First Instance and acquitted a citizen and his wife of abusing and beating a police officer in the course of his duty. The couple is said to have humiliated the victim who is a public employee …

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Man acquitted of carrying liquor and drunken driving

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: The Court of Appeals dismissed a verdict issued by a lower court against a Kuwaiti citizen in absentia, which sentenced him to fiveyear imprisonment with hard labor and a fine of KD 1,000 for possessing liquor and hashish for his use and for drunken driving without …

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Citizen acquitted of robbing girlfriend

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen, in his 20s, of robbing and assaulting his girlfriend. Case files state the Public Prosecution charged the citizen with using force when he robbed the victim. He allegedly caused injuries in different parts of the victim’s body when he used …

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Court acquits expat woman of drinking liquor in public

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The Court of Appeals overturned the decision of a lower court that sentenced an expatriate lady to one month in prison followed by deportation, and acquitted her of consuming alcohol in public, despite the legal period of one month for appealing the verdict expired a year …

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Court acquits 2 men of stealing, damaging car; Filipina’s hearing adjourned

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: The Misdemeanor Circuit at the Court of First Instance acquitted two individuals of stealing and causing damage to a vehicle. Legal representative of the company that owns the vehicle, which was allegedly stolen and damaged by the defendants, said the vehicle was taken away from its …

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Citizen acquitted in drone use to smuggle drugs – 88 arrested in Ahmadi security campaigns

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Detention Renewal Judge ordered the release of a citizen accused of smuggling drugs into the Central Jail by using a wireless plane on bail of KD 200. Attorney Talal Al-Anzi, who represented the accused, argued that there is no justification for subjecting his client to …

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Court acquits Bedoun of possessing, driving under influence of drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: The Criminal Court acquitted a Bedoun who was accused of possessing drugs and driving under narcotic influence. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution accused the suspect of possessing drugs for self consumption and driving under narcotic influence. The arresting officer explained that he was …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti trio of swindling woman

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals revoked its decision to sentence three Kuwaitis to three years imprisonment on the accusations of swindling a Kuwaiti woman of KD 60,000 and acquitted them of all charges. Defending the first suspect, Lawyer Bashar Al-Nassar noted the plaintiff only filed a …

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4-yrs jail, KD 1000 fine for citizen, acquittal for another in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen but sentenced another to four year imprisonment, fine of KD 1,000 and withdrawal of drivers’ license in a case filed against them for possessing drugs. According to the case file, securitymen were patrolling when they suspected a vehicle and …

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Woman acquitted of posting offensive tweets – Court hears case against fuel price hike

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: The Misdemeanor Court of First Instance acquitted a Kuwaiti woman who was accused of posting offensive remarks on her Twitter account. According to the case file, a Kuwaiti citizen filed a petition against the woman at the Public Prosecution, saying the suspect posted on her Twitter …

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