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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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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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