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Court quashes 15-year imprisonment, KD 10,000 fine in drugs-related case

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Abdullah Al-Othman overturned a lower court verdict by which a person accused of selling drugs was sentenced in absentia to 15 years imprisonment with KD 10,000 fine. The court instead acquitted the suspect of all charges against him. …

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Court acquits Police officer in power abuse, battery case

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Misdemeanor Court chaired by Judge Yusuf Al-Athari acquitted a captain in the Interior Ministry of abuse of power and public assault, and ordered a lieutenant to be remanded for one week, with KD 100 fine for the suspension of penalty. The Public Prosecution charged the …

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Court orders KD25,000 comp for injured victim of accident – Man acquitted of molestation

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: The court has ordered payment of KD 25,000 compensation to an Egyptian man for the serious injuries and car damages he suffered when he figured in a traffic accident. Lawyer for the Egyptian, Attorney Noha Arrayes, disclosed that after the issuance of the final verdict against …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti citizen of setting fire to friend’s car

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Anwar Al-Enezi upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which refrained from pronouncing penalty against a Kuwaiti citizen who set fire to his friend’s car valued at KD 37,000. The court made him sign a …

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GCC man acquitted of setting car alight

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 29: The Appeals Court upheld verdict of the Court of First Instance and acquitted a GCC citizen of deliberately setting fire to the plaintiff’s vehicle using inflammable petroleum products. Attorney Ahmad Al-Enezi considered petition to be malicious since the Criminal Evidences report indicated the fire residue had …

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Ministry’s decision cancelled, student to get KD 3,000 compensation – Court acquits 3 of possessing drug pills

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: The Court of First Instance presided over by Judge Ahmad Al-Daihan canceled the decision issued by the Undersecretary of Ministry of Higher Education and President of Kuwait University to dismiss a student of a higher studies program in Kuwait University. The court instead obligated the ministry …

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Court acquits citizen of using weapon at wedding ceremony

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Nasser Al-Heed revoked the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to three-year imprisonment with hard labor for possessing an unlicensed weapon and using it at a wedding ceremony in a residential …

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Court acquits officer in expat insult, abuse of power case

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals presided over by Justice Mohammad Ahmad acquitted a First Lieutenant of the Ministry of Interior of insult and abuse of power in a lawsuit involving an expatriate. The court has since referred civil aspect of the case to the concerned court. …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti citizen of carrying over 45 kg drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mutaib Al-Ardhi acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing 45.3 kilograms of hashish with the intention of consuming and selling them. According to the case file, the hashish was found hidden inside a water tanker in Amghara …

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Court acquits Saudi national of consuming drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: Criminal Court acquitted a Saudi national of alleged consumption of methamphetamine inside his friend’s house in Jahra area. According to the case file, a team of Jahra securitymen rushed to Saad Al-Abdullah area after receiving a call from the owner of a building where a fight …

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