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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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Court acquits Kuwaiti, bedoun of having sex with a minor girl

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted a divorced woman and her former mother-in-law of exchanging insults in public. Case files indicate that the Public Prosecution charged the two women with exchanging insults in a public place. Attorney Muhammad Khaleel Al-Qattan, lawyer for the divorced woman, cast doubt on …

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From life in jail to acquittal in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: The Fifth Penal Section of an undisclosed court, presided over by Judge Ibrahim Al Obaid, overruled the life imprisonment sentence passed by another court and acquitted a citizen of possessing 27 kgs of drugs. According to case details, detectives gathered information about the accused and they …

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Citizen acquitted bills default charges

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: The Administrative Court, headed by Judge Waleed Al-Mazkour, cancelled the ‘very good’ job performance rating given to the head of the Research and Social Studies Department in the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education at Kuwait University for the year 2014. Attorney Khawla Al-Hasawi filed …

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Court quashes life term against Kuwaiti in Dutch girl’s rape case

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The Court of Appeals, presided over Judge Ibrahim Al- Abeed, overturned the verdict of the First Instance Court, which had earlier sentenced a citizen to life imprisonment for raping a Dutch girl. This led to the acquittal of the accused. The Public Prosecution charged the citizen …

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Man acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Mut’eb Al-Ardhi, overturned the verdict of a lower court which sentenced an Egyptian in absentia to three years jail term with hard labor. The higher court then acquitted the Egyptian of possessing hashish and brain stimulants for personal …

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Court acquits Justice employee of ‘forging’ an official document

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Waleed Al-Kandari acquitted an employee of the Department of Judgment Execution in the Ministry of Justice of forging an official document to impair the value of a female citizen’s money. The plaintiff (Kuwaiti woman) who testified in court said …

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