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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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Woman acquitted of sending ‘rude’ messages

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Saud Al-Sane’ acquitted a Kuwaiti woman who was accused of sending offensive “Whatsapp” messages to her ex-husband. Reportedly, the man fi led a case against his ex-wife, accusing her of sending him messages through Whatsapp instant messaging service, with words …

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Egyptian ‘escapes’ prison in drug possession, trade case – Kuwaiti acquitted of theft

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: The Court of Appeals overturned the ruling of the First Instance Court that sentenced an Egyptian to five years in prison with hard labor for the possession of an undisclosed quantity of Amphetamine, Tramadol and hashish for trading. The higher court refrained from imposing a sentence …

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Court acquits four inmates of possessing drugs in jail

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which acquitted four inmates of Central Prison including a Bedoun man and an expatriate who were accused of possessing drugs inside the prison. According to the case file, the incharge officer, who is …

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Court acquits Asian woman of theft

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14: The Criminal Court acquitted an Asian woman of stealing from a citizen’s house. The Public Prosecution charged the woman, along with two unidentified persons, with stealing cash and valuables when they broke into the house of the citizen as described in investigation reports. Details of the …

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Court ‘acquits’ prisoner of taking hashish into prison

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Waleed Al-Kandari acquitted an inmate of the Central Jail who was accused of attempting to take 251 kg of hashish into the prison. According to the prosecution, the incident occurred in January 2016 when an antinarcotics police officer was …

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Jail overruled, court acquits Asian ambassador of fraud

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced the ambassador of an Asian country to prison. The court instead acquitted him of embezzlement of about $600,000 from the public funds. Representing the ambassador was Lawyer Bader Al – …

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‘Mental status’ report will not absolve criminals: Al-Sahlawi

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4:Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr Khalid Al-Sahlawi has stressed that those who claim to be suffering from mental illness will not escape punishment if they commit crimes, reports Al-Rai daily. He added, the ministry will submit a draft law in this regard to the Council …

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Selling fake contact lenses

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3:The Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Omar Al-Otal acquitted two traders who were accused of intentionally selling fake contact lenses bearing the trademark of a company that did not produce the lenses. Representing one of the defendants at the court session was Lawyer Mohammad Al-Qattan who …

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Kuwaiti citizen acquitted in battery & rape of girlfriend

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: The Criminal Division of the Court of First Instance acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of attacking his female friend and having non-consensual sex with her inside her apartment. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution accused the suspect of physically attacking the victim …

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