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Citizen & banker acquitted in usury, money-wash case

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen and an employee of a local bank in a money laundering case filed against them as they have been accused of usury and processing money laundering transactions valued at KD 1.1 million. The Public Prosecution charged one of the accused …

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Court ‘acquits’ businessman of issuing KD 1.250m dud cheques

KUWAIT CITY, July 9: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Al-Mutairi dismissed a case filed against a businessman who was accused of issuing two dud cheques for KD 1.250 million. The court instead acquitted him. The defense counsel Lawyer Abdulrahman Al-Watri urged the court to not accept the …

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Court acquits Arab mason of carrying drugs for trade

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Anwar Al-Enezi, upheld the verdict of the First Instance Court which acquitted an Arab mason of possessing a large number of Tramadol pills for trading and personal consumption. Details of the case indicate that a detective from the …

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Man acquitted of cheating 3 of KD 240,000 – Bedoun nabbed for impersonating police

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: The Court of Appeals acquitted a Kuwaiti man of defrauding three compatriots to the tune of KD 240,000. The citizen was charged for presenting a bogus project to the plaintiffs after he promised them satisfying returns through the establishment of a real estate company in Europe, …

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Plan to sue MoI over fire incident in Central Prison – Kuwaiti woman acquitted of fraud

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: Attorney of the victims of Central Prisons fire incident Ali Al-Ali declared the intention to sue Ministry of Interior over the incident after a visit to various hospitals to ascertain the condition of his clients. He affirmed that his clients are in a dreadful state, and …

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Court orders fine, comp in Justice Palace brawl – Citizen acquitted of theft

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted Lawyer Luay Al-Kharafi, Ibrahim Al-Kandari and Athbi Al-Fahad of alleged verbal assault in a case filed over altercations between Sheikhs Dhari, Khalid and Athbi Al-Fahad alongside Sulaiman Khalifouh on one side, and Luay Al-Kharafi, Ibrahim Al-Kandari and Ajeel Al-Shaheen on the other. …

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Citizen acquitted of ‘carrying’ hashish, other spurious drugs

KUWAIT CITY, June 22: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Muteeb Al-Ardhi acquitted a citizen of possessing hashish and other illicit drugs for the purpose of consumption, and driving under the influence of narcotics. Details of the case indicated a lieutenant of traffic sector spotted the accused inside a …

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Court acquits citizen of using drugs after appeal

KUWAIT CITY, June 17: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Nasser Al-Haid nullified the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance, which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to two-year imprisonment with hard labor over alleged consumption of narcotics. The court instead acquitted the defendant. According to the case …

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Court cuts citizen’s ‘life term’ to five years jail in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Ali Al-Duraie cancelled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to life imprisonment for peddling heroin and opium drugs. The court instead sentenced him to five-year imprisonment with hard labor. During …

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Sisters acquitted of forgery

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: The Court of Appeals has overturned the verdict issued by a lower court which sentenced two expatriate sisters to jail term of two years and four months with hard labor for forgery related cases. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution accused the two women …

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