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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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Jail, fine overturned, man acquitted in ‘drugs case’

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Court of Cassation presided over by the Judge Najib Al-Mulla overturned the verdict issued by a lower court which sentenced a Kuwaiti woman to 18-month imprisonment. The court instead acquitted her of charges of breach of trust. The defense counsel Lawyer Jarrah Al-Shuraika explained that …

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Kuwaiti man acquitted of forcing his colleague to have sex

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The Juvenile Court of Appeals overturned the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance that refrained from pronouncing penalty against a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of instigating a female colleague to have sex with him after forcing her to open the door to a …

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Trio acquitted of kidnapping minor in rape bid

KUWAIT CITY, March 2: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of First Instance Court that acquitted a juvenile and two others of kidnapping another minor with the intention of raping the plaintiff at a desert in Julai’a. The case file indicated the plaintiff and some of his friends were …

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Court acquits two Kuwaitis of carrying, trading in drugs – ‘Not guilty of insider trading’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: The Criminal Court acquitted two citizens of possessing hashish and metamorphine for trading and personal consumption. Details of the case revealed that investigations of the arresting officer led to one of the suspects who had in his possession some drugs for trading and personal use. The …

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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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