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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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Two years jail as expat admits robberies

KUWAIT CITY, June 6: The Misdemeanor Court chaired by Judge Abdullah Al-Othman sentenced an expatriate to two years in prison with hard labor and deportation after serving the term over allegation of breaking into a beauty salon owned by a Kuwaiti woman to steal. The lawsuit filed by the plaintiff …

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Two top officials get 7-yrs jail with hard labor – Court quashes one year jail term against citizen

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The Misdemeanor Court rejected a request to lift the travel ban imposed on two suspects in KGL Company cases, while the Russian suspect denied all the charges. In another case, the court sentenced a supervisor at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Egyptian director …

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