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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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Court suspends jail, acquits Kuwaiti citizen in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of the First Instance Court, which had earlier imposed five-year jail term and fine of KD5,000 on a citizen for the possession of narcotics. According to the arresting officer, he was patrolling in Salmiya when he spotted a car …

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Kuwaiti ‘acquitted’ of carrying various drugs, illegal weapon

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Ali Al- Dura’i upheld the verdict issued by a lower court which acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen accused of possessing hashish and other drugs as well as an unlicensed weapon. According to the case file, when securitymen received information …

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Iranian acquitted of medical units’ smuggling bid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: The Misdemeanor Court has acquitted an Iranian of trying to smuggle medical equipment worth KD 50,000 from Kuwait to Iran. The smuggling incident came to light after the customs officials discovered that the accused exports goods through his company, although the goods are declared as used …

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MP calls for amendments to penal code and criminal law – Many terrorists receive acquittals due to procedural flaws

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has called for immediate amendments to the penal code and criminal law, taking into account the current developments in the regional situation and emergence of extremist terrorist groups which are not classified in the law. In a press statement, the lawmaker indicated that …

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‘Rambo’ acquitted of forming gang to steal mobile phones

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: The Criminal Court acquitted a member of a gang, identified as ‘Rambo’, of stealing mobile phones. Case files indicate the gang steals mobile phones from shops by using white weapons and forcing sellers to give them the items. One of the gang members was arrested when …

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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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