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Life-term quashed as duo acquitted in drug peddling – Poultry from Luxembourg banned; spoilt foodstuff destroyed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Court of Appeals overturned the First Instance Court’s verdict that sentenced a truck driver and alleged narcotic peddler to life in prison, and instead acquitted them of smuggling 140kg of “hashish” from Iraq through Al-Abdali border. Representing the truck driver, Attorney Ina’am Haidar argued that …

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Man acquitted in drugs case, violating red light – Not guilty in assault issue

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 24: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen of possessing and consuming intoxicants (Methamine and Amphetamine), driving under the influence of drugs and crossing the red light. Case files indicate the Public Prosecution charged the citizen with possession and consumption of drugs, driving under the influence and crossing …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti of drug peddling in appeal – Lawyer hearing adjourned

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 3: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of drug possession and peddling. The Court of Appeals also cancelled the verdict that sentenced the citizen to three-year imprisonment with hard labor, and …

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Two Arab expats arrested for doing drugs

KUWAIT CITY, July 31: Two expatriates – a Jordanian and an Egyptian – were arrested separately for consuming and possessing drugs, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, the Jordanian was arrested after he was seen sleeping inside his car at the signal intersection between Riqqa and Andalous. He appeared …

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Kuwaiti acquitted of drug peddling – Kids given to grandmother

KUWAIT CITY, July 29: The Court of Cassation revoked the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to 15-year imprisonment with hard labor. The court instead acquitted him of the charges of drug possession and peddling. The Public Prosecution had charged the defendant of possessing …

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Promiscuous mother loses custody of children – Man acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: The First Instance Court (Family Court Circuit) dismissed the lawsuit filed by a Kuwaiti woman against her husband and his mother, requesting the court to grant her custody of her children. The woman said her husband did not shoulder the financial expenses of the family, and …

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Court acquits Saudi man in drug trafficking ‘case’ – Disabled citizen wins rights

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: The Court of Appeals annulled the verdict of First Instance Court that sentenced a Saudi citizen to life imprisonment and deportation upon completing the term for smuggling and peddling in illicit drugs. The court acquitted the suspect and cleared him of all charges. The Public Prosecution …

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Indian, Filipino, two expats to die for kill, drug peddling – Worker commits suicide; drugs kill woman

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which issued death sentence against an Indian expatriate after he was convicted of deliberately killing his compatriot in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area during a dispute in 2013, reports Al-Anba daily. The Court of Appeals …

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Multiple raids net scores in drug, liquor trafficking – Teen stabs mother to death

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: A number of people were arrested for drug-related offenses in a recent operation led by acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah. An Interior Ministry press statement indicated an Arab expatriate was nabbed in Farwaniya governorate in possession of 26 sachets of …

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Duo jailed in drug-running, ‘money-laundering’ cases – 2 acquitted in drugs suit

KUWAIT CITY, June 8: The Court of First Instance upheld the verdict issued by a lower court which acquitted two individuals who were accused of possessing drugs (Tremadol) for their use and peddling. The defense counsel Lawyer Meshari Al-Mutairi stressed the invalidation of the arrest-and-search procedures against his clients as …

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