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Cassation acquits blogger in derogatory remarks case – Woman not fit to look after kids: court

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which acquitted a blogger, Nasser Al-Sumait, who was accused of posting remarks on Twitter which can be deemed as offensive to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Public Prosecution had charged Al-Sumait of …

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Kuwaiti family wins $29 mln losses lawsuit against the Credit Suisse Group in UK

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: A Kuwaiti family has won the lawsuit which was filed in London against the Credit Suisse Group AG after the family lost worth $29 million of investments with the bank during the 2008 financial crisis. Mahmoud Haji Haider Abdullah and his sons, Maytham, Mahdi, and Mansour, …

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Court acquits cleric Khamis in contempt of Shia doctrine

Two absolved of embezzlement, dishonesty KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The Misdemeanor Court has acquitted the preacher Othman Al-Khamis of his alleged contempt for Al-Ja’afari Doctrine on social media “Twitter” where he described the sect as going astray. Before delivering the verdict, the presiding judge said the emergence of religious sects, …

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Man in usury complaint – Hearing adjourned

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: A citizen through his attorney AbdulMohsin Al-Qattan lodged a complaint with the General Investigation Department accusing another citizen of usury. The case file indicated the accused lent the complainant KD 55,000 and demanded repayment of KD 80,000. Apparently, the complainant secured KD 55,000 loan from a …

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Procedures taken to ‘elect’ deputy speaker valid: court

Constitutional Court announces verdict KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: MPs Jaman Al-Harbash and Issa Al-Kandari are colleagues in the National Assembly, and there has been no personal disagreement between them despite the request for the Constitutional Court to look into the deputy speaker election results, says Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. This …

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3 denied bail in real-estate fraud – Embezzlers in police custody

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: The Criminal Court denied bail to a Kuwaiti and two expatriates, who were accused of real-estate fraud, and extended their detention as well as adjourned the hearing of their case until  September 25. The Public Prosecution had charged the citizen (employer), his wife and three expatriates …

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Reputation, dignity harmed – Youth fined KD 3,000

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: The Court of First Instance presided over by Judge Mutleq Al-Mutairi imposed a fine of KD 3,000 on a youth who, along with his accomplice, spread derogatory comments about a young woman with the aim of harming her reputation and dignity. The Public Prosecution had charged …

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Court rejects petition in man, woman ‘cash’ row – Company manager fined

KUWAIT CITY, July 13: A Kuwaiti court of law discarded request submitted by a woman seeking a sum of KD 150,000 from the estranged husband and his sibling. The woman implored the court to oblige the husband and brother in-law to pay KD 140,000 and KD 10,000 respectively to make …

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Cassation upholds 10-yr jail for blogger, lawyer acquitted; Man absolved in wife-bashing

KUWAIT CITY, July 9: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of assaulting his estranged wife and stealing KD 200 from her purse. According to the case file, the man saw his wife leaving a clinic in Hawally area and entering the car of her cousin’s friend. …

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