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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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Good conduct pledge frees Kuwaiti man in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: The Criminal Division of the Court of First Instance refrained from pronouncing punishment against a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing hashish and methamphetamine and driving under narcotic influence on Bin Khaldoun Street in Hawally area. The court instead obliged him to sign a pledge …

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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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