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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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Man acquitted of carrying liquor and drunken driving

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: The Court of Appeals dismissed a verdict issued by a lower court against a Kuwaiti citizen in absentia, which sentenced him to fiveyear imprisonment with hard labor and a fine of KD 1,000 for possessing liquor and hashish for his use and for drunken driving without …

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Citizen acquitted of robbing girlfriend

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen, in his 20s, of robbing and assaulting his girlfriend. Case files state the Public Prosecution charged the citizen with using force when he robbed the victim. He allegedly caused injuries in different parts of the victim’s body when he used …

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Court acquits expat woman of drinking liquor in public

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The Court of Appeals overturned the decision of a lower court that sentenced an expatriate lady to one month in prison followed by deportation, and acquitted her of consuming alcohol in public, despite the legal period of one month for appealing the verdict expired a year …

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Court acquits 2 men of stealing, damaging car; Filipina’s hearing adjourned

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: The Misdemeanor Circuit at the Court of First Instance acquitted two individuals of stealing and causing damage to a vehicle. Legal representative of the company that owns the vehicle, which was allegedly stolen and damaged by the defendants, said the vehicle was taken away from its …

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Citizen acquitted in drone use to smuggle drugs – 88 arrested in Ahmadi security campaigns

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Detention Renewal Judge ordered the release of a citizen accused of smuggling drugs into the Central Jail by using a wireless plane on bail of KD 200. Attorney Talal Al-Anzi, who represented the accused, argued that there is no justification for subjecting his client to …

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