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Parents acquitted of beating girl to death; Diamond necklace stolen

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Court of Appeals recently upheld the verdict of the lower court and abstained from issuing a sentence against the parents and the uncle of a girl who reportedly died as the ‘suspects’ tried to beat the demon out of her body, reports Al-Rai daily. The …

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Court annuls verdict, acquits liquor trader

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Misdemeanor Court of Cassation has nullified the decisions of the Courts of First Instance and Appeals that sentenced an imported liquor trader in Farwaniya to one year in prison with hard labor. The Supreme Court thereby declared the suspect innocent. The case file indicated the …

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Citizen acquitted of fraud – Jail for joining IS

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Abdul-Aziz Al-Ghaith nullified the decision of the Court of First Instance, which sentenced an expatriate to 24 months in prison with hard labor and deportation after completion of the term and acquitted him of defrauding a mentally disabled …

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Kuwaiti citizen acquitted of boy’s abduction, rape

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The Criminal Circuit of the Court of First Instance acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of kidnapping and raping a minor boy. According to the complaint lodged by the victim’s father, his son and the suspect had met on social media and they then used …

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Manager acquitted of rape

KUWAIT CITY, April 13:  The Criminal Court acquitted an expatriate of abusing his authority as a manager and allegedly raping an employee. Report of the Criminal Investigation Department indicated the expatriate sexually assaulted the employee. During interrogation, he maintained the employee did not report for duty the very day the …

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Ruling nullified as youth acquitted in theft attempt

KUWAIT CITY, April 4: The Court of Appeals has nullified the ruling of First Instance Court that sentenced a youth in his 20s to three years in prison with hard labor. The court thereby acquitted the youth of breaking the outer door of a house belonging to a military man …

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Jail for royal, fine for Roumi, Asfour to stay – Kuwaiti, expat woman acquitted of adultery

KUWAIT CITY, March 16: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by a lower court, which sentenced Sheikh Khalifa Al-Ali in absentia to 12-month imprisonment with hard labor, and imposed fine of KD 5,000 each on Abdulrahim Al-Roumi and Majed Al-Asfour as well as TV presenter Ali Hussein. The …

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Duo acquitted of playing role in citizenship forgery – No bail for actor, Iraqi

KUWAIT CITY, March 16: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Nasr Salem Al-Heed, with members Judge Sorour Bazghal and Judge Mohammad Sheta, upheld the verdict issued by the Criminal Court which acquitted two individuals who were accused of participating in a crime related to forgery of Kuwaiti citizenship …

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Expat acquitted of inciting ‘people’ against the govt

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mohammad Ja’afar acquitted an expatriate of inciting people against the government. The defendant had been charged for defying the authority of His Highness the Amir, abusing the use of social media and deriding Shiites in the country. The Public …

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Citizen acquitted of drug trading after filing appeal

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The Court of Appeals cancelled the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced a citizen to life imprisonment for trading in shabu. The higher court acquitted the citizen and instructed him to undergo psychiatric treatment as he is a drug addict. Reports from the …

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