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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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From life in jail to acquittal for an Egyptian man

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The Court of Appeals overruled the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced an Egyptian man to life in prison for drug trafficking, and thereby acquitting the defendant of all allegations. The prosecution officer from Drug Control General Department said he received a tip …

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Court acquits main suspect, jails others in Khairan murder case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Criminal Division of the Court of Cassation overturned the verdict of the Court of Appeals, which sentenced an individual to 10- year imprisonment with hard labor along with some compatriots and a Bedoun to different years of prison terms with hard labor for allegedly killing …

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2 Kuwaitis acquitted, expat gets 15 years for drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: The Misdemeanor Court of First Instance refrained from pronouncing penalty against two Kuwaiti citizens who were caught in possession of heroin and “Avion” for consumption. However, their expatriate friend has been sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by deportation for possessing “Avion” with the intention …

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Mother, son acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: The Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the First Instance Court that acquitted a Kuwaiti man and his mother of possessing hashish, heroin and intoxicants for personal consumption and trading. Case files indicate the mother and son were arrested while they were on their way …

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Man and wife acquitted of abusing, assaulting police

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The Misdemeanor Court upheld verdict issued by the Court of First Instance and acquitted a citizen and his wife of abusing and beating a police officer in the course of his duty. The couple is said to have humiliated the victim who is a public employee …

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