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Expat duo acquitted of beating compatriot, stealing car – Jail-term increased for blogger

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: The Criminal Court, presided over by Judge Mut’eb Al-Ardhi, acquitted two expatriates of beating a compatriot and stealing his car. Investigations revealed one of the suspects guided the security officers to where the car was hidden — at the airport’s parking area, and he provided information …

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Court acquits Egyptian of smuggling ‘Tramadol’ pills

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: The Criminal Court, chaired by Judge Mohammad Ghazi Al-Mutairi, acquitted an Egyptian of smuggling 15,000 Tramadol pills upon arrival at Kuwait International Airport from Suhaj in Egypt. The case file indicates that the customs officer checked the suspect at the counter but did not detect the …

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Jail, deportation for ex-MP Duwaila; Syrian acquitted for kidnapping and robbery with violence

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: The Federal High Court of the United Arab Emirates sentenced former MP Mubarak Al-Duwaila in absentia to five-year imprisonment and deportation after completing the term. He was accused of exploiting religion to incite crisis in a manner detrimental to the national unity and social ladder. He …

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‘Appeals’ quashes life in prison against Kuwaiti man in rape case – Court overturns 15-year jail verdict in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Abdul- Rahman Al-Darmi overturned the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced a Kuwaiti man to life in prison over allegations of raping his girlfriend. The court acquitted the defendant regardless of confessing to the crime. Defense …

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Two Kuwaitis acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Faisal Al- Askari acquitted two Kuwaiti citizens of possession of drugs for consumption and trade. An officer from Directorate General for Drugs Control explained that investigations carried out about drug movement led to the discovery of the suspect in …

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Bulgarian acquitted of using fake credit cards to steal money

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: The Cassation Court, headed by Judge Salem Al-Khudeir, acquitted a Bulgarian of stealing money from customers of banks by using fake credit cards which were forged through invisible devices put in ATM cards. Case files indicate the Bulgarian was part of three-member gang charged with falsifying …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti man accused of driving in drugs influence

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Ali Al- Dura’e overturned the verdict issued by a lower court which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to five-year imprisonment with hard labor. The court instead refrained from pronouncing penalty against the defendant who was accused of driving under …

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Court acquits fireworks seller after forgiveness

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Walid Al- Kandari nullified a one-month jail term with hard labor issued against a fireworks seller, after accepting forgiveness from the plaintiff to acquit the defendant. The plaintiff had filed a case against the defendant accusing the latter and …

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Court acquits former MP in foul words use against ruler

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Court of First Instance acquitted an individual of misusing his work position to forge official documents. According to the case file, the defendant was accused of forging the rental contracts of two houses by exploiting his position as an employee of an office specialized in …

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Kuwaiti citizen acquitted in drugs case after appeal

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of a lower court and set a Kuwaiti free who was charged by the Public Prosecution of possessing drugs for consumption. The lower court had earlier sentenced the man to five years imprisonment with hard labor and immediate execution …

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