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Not guilty in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen of possessing hashish and cocaine for consumption and trafficking purpose. Defense Attorney Abdullah Al- Alanda argued that warrant issued by the Public Prosecution was not legal, because it didn’t state the motive for searching and arresting his client, while the …

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Jail quashed for Kuwaiti in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Court of Appeals nullified the verdict of the First Instance Court that sentenced a Kuwaiti man in absentia to five years in prison with hard labor for allegedly possessing hashish and Methamphetamine for consumption purpose. The court thereby acquitted the suspect of all charges. The …

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5 Asians acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: The Criminal Court acquitted a gang of five Asian expatriates who were charged with stealing electrical and mechanical tools and equipment from the truck of a company and selling the loot at a bakala in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh area. The Public Prosecution had charged the gang …

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‘Terror’ hearing on Oct 17 – Court acquits singer

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The Criminal Court adjourned to Oct 17 the case filed against a young Kuwaiti woman who was accused of joining an illegal organization in Sinai Governorate in Egypt. The case was adjourned for presentation of the defense documents, reports Al-Anba daily. The Public Prosecution had charged …

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From 15-years in jail to acquittal in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Hani Al-Hamada cancelled verdict of 15-year imprisonment with hard labor issued against a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing and peddling drugs. The court instead acquitted the defendant and refrained from pronouncing penalty against him for the …

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Court ‘acquits’ citizen in kidnap, rape at gunpoint

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of kidnapping, raping and taking photos of a compatriot at gunpoint. The Public Prosecution had charged the suspect of tricking the victim into accompanying him to his uncle’s house but instead taking the victim to a …

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Court acquits citizen of robbing entertainment center

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: The Appeals Circuit of the Misdemeanor Court cancelled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance to imprison a Kuwaiti citizen who is accused of stealing movable property of an entertainment center. The court instead acquitted him. The defense counsel Lawyer Talal Al-Enezi called for …

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Egyptian acquitted of stabbing Asian, theft

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: The Criminal Court acquitted an Egyptian expatriate who was accused of beating, stabbing and stealing KD 120 and a mobile phone from an Asian expatriate in Khaitan area. The Public Prosecution had charged the suspect, accusing him and some unknown individuals of stealing the money and …

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Court acquits citizen of cheating Kuwaiti woman

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: The Juvenile Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of swindling KD 29,000 from a Kuwaiti woman. According to the victim’s testimony, she met the suspect in 2012 when he introduced himself as a trader of spare parts for vehicles and claimed that he is …

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Kuwaiti man ‘acquitted’ of swindling compatriot

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: The Misdemeanor Court, presided over by Judge Sulaiman Al-Mudhiyan, acquitted a male citizen of swindling his female compatriot to the tune of KD 29,000. Details of the case revealed that the complainant got to know about the accused in 2012 who introduced himself to her as …

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