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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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Court acquits 2 in verbal assault, defamation suit

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals acquitted two Kuwaitis of defamation and verbally assaulting a compatriot on WhatsApp group. The Public Prosecution Department charged the first suspect for deliberately forming a WhatsApp group through which he abused and attacked the plaintiff publicly. He was accused of posting …

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Youth acquitted of theft, damaging neighbor boat

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: The Misdemeanor Court abstained from punishing a citizen for theft and maliciously damaging a pleasure craft belonging to the neighbor’s son. The court instead obliged him to sign an undertaking to be of good behavior for six months, without guarantee. The Public Prosecution filed charges against …

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Court acquits 2 alleged members of militant outfit

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: The Court of First Instance fined a Kuwaiti woman KD 500 for defaming ‘Fashionista’ on social media and referred the civil aspect of the case to the concerned civil court. According to the plaintiff’s lawyer Attorney Bashayer Ja’afar, the Public Prosecution charged the woman with defaming …

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