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Court acquits vice principal of taking bribe from parent

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: The Criminal Court acquitted the vice principal of a high school who was accused of receiving bribe from a parent to help his son pass the exams. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution accused the first suspect (the vice principal), in his capacity as …

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Kuwaiti acquitted of forging school certificate

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: The Court of Appeals has acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen, who was accused of forging his high school certificate issued from Saudi Arabia, and it ruled that the certificates are valid. The Public Prosecution had accused the citizen of forging his high school certificate after a letter …

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Court acquits dual nationality holder in ‘drug-peddling’ case

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The Court of Appeals cancelled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen with dual citizenship to life imprisonment for possessing and trading in drugs. He was instead acquitted. According to the case file, the suspect was arrested in a …

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‘Appeals’ quashes four-year jail against Chinese woman – ‘Decision violates Constitution’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The Court of Appeals overturned a verdict issued by the Criminal Court which sentenced a Chinese woman to four-year imprisonment. It instead acquitted her of smuggling liquor. The Public Prosecution had accused the woman of dodging customs to smuggle 12,000 bottles of beer and 200 bottles …

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Court acquits Asian expat of smuggling 6 kg hashish

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted an Asian expatriate of trafficking 6kg of hashish from a GCC country through Kuwait International Airport for sale. The case file indicated the Public Prosecution Department charged the defendant of trafficking illicit substance after customs officers at the airport spotted the suspect …

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Jail quashed against man possessing hashish and Methamphetamine

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: The Criminal Court cancelled five years imprisonment sentence and a fine of KD 5,000 issued against a citizen in absentia for allegedly possessing hashish and Methamphetamine. The previous sentence was based on information provided by the prosecuting officer who narrated he was on routine tour of …

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Court acquits US citizen of carrying drugs after appeal

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: The Court of Appeals presided over by Justice Hani Al-Hamdan overturned the lower court’s verdict that sentenced a United States citizen to four years and four months imprisonment on charges of possessing marijuana. The court refrained from issuing a verdict instead. Representing the American, Attorney Hessa …

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Man acquitted in fight over parking, injury

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: The Juvenile Misdemeanor Section at the Court of First Instance acquitted a minor of hitting a Kuwaiti man with a cleaver and running over him that caused permanent disability when they fought over a parking space in a public park. The Public Prosecution charged the defendant …

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Court acquits expat of 16,000 narcotic pills smuggling – No solid proof: lawyer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: The Criminal Court acquitted an expatriate who was accused of attempting to smuggle 16,000 narcotic pills with intention of selling them in the country. According to the case file, the suspect came from a neighboring Arab country in a goods truck through one of the Kuwaiti …

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Court quashes expat’s 10-year jail with hard labor in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: The Court of Appeals overturned the ruling of the Criminal Court which sentenced an expatriate to 10 years in jail with hard labor, so the expatriate was acquitted of possessing hashish and brain stimulants with the intention to consume and sell. Attorney Elaf Al-Saleh, who represented …

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