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Egyptian Minor acquitted in friend’s rape

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20, (KUNA): The Criminal Circuit of the Court of First Instance acquitted an Egyptian minor who was accused of raping his Egyptian friend (a male) with the help of another friend after deceiving the victim by convincing to give him a ride but instead taking him to …

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Kuwaiti citizen ‘acquitted’ of forging his name, nationality; 2-year jail for blogger

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of forging his name and citizenship. The Court of First Instance had earlier sentenced the suspect to threeyear imprisonment but the verdict was overturned by …

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Jailed military officers let out

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20, (KUNA): The National Guard announced on Monday that military personnel imprisoned for restraint breach would be freed on the occasion of the national days. The decision to release the imprisoned personnel is in line with orders by His Highness the Chief of the National Guards, Sheikh …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti of selling visas

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: The Misdemeanor Section in the Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of the Court of First Instance which fined a Kuwaiti man KD 12,000 for trading in visas. The higher court then acquitted the citizen. Earlier, the Public Prosecution charged the legal representative of an establishment …

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Kuwaiti acquitted of having, doing drugs while driving

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing and consuming drugs as well as driving his car under narcotic influence. During the court session, the defense counsel Lawyer Abdulmohsen Al-Qattan insisted that his client was arrested and searched illegally. He stressed that …

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Kuwaiti acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: The First Penal Circuit at the Court of Appeals acquitted a Kuwaiti man of possessing hashish and other illicit drugs for consumption and sale, without any legitimate authorization. The Prosecution officer said he sighted the suspect parking his car in a desert area. He then approached …

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Court acquits Iraqi and an Egyptian of smuggling bags of drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Criminal Court acquitted two inmates of Central Prison — an Iraqi and an Egyptian — who were accused of smuggling ten bags containing 40 pieces of hashish into the country via the Arabian Gulf waters. According to the testimony of the arresting officer, he received …

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Two acquitted of kidnap, rape – Agency refunds expat’s cash as car is destroyed by blaze

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The Court of First Instance obligated a car agency to pay an expatriate woman KD 6,500, which is the cost of the car she bought from the agency which had a manufacturing defect. The plaintiff counsel Lawyer Noha Al-Rayes explained that her client had bought the …

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Expat acquitted in drugs case after appeal

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: The Criminal Section in the Court of Appeals revoked the decision of a lower court that sentenced an expatriate to five years in prison with hard labor and fined him KD 5,000 verdict in absentia for the possession and driving under the influence of drugs. This …

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Kuwait to pay slain victim’s kin KD 90,000 in blood money

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: The Cassation Court presided over by consultant Khalid Al-Muzaini has overturned the verdict of the Court of Appeals and ordered a Kuwaiti who had mistakenly killed a compatriot to pay blood money to the victim’s family. The verdict also compels the insurance company to pay the …

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