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Death ruling upheld, Kuwaiti to hang for slaying his friend

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which issued a death sentence by hanging against a Kuwaiti citizen in his 30s who was accused of killing his friend and burning the corpse in Wafra desert area. The defendant was convicted …

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Citizen gets death sentence for ‘killing’ Lance Corporal Al-Anzi

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The Criminal Court sentenced a citizen to death for killing Lance Corporal Turki Al-Anzi as he deliberately ran over the victim during the National Day celebration. The court said the accused adopted the extremist ideology and attempted to kill as many securitymen as possible. The Public …

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Asian to hang in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, April 26: The Criminal Court has sentenced to death an unidentified Asian for trafficking in narcotic substances, reports Al-Anba daily. Case papers indicate the suspect was arrested by plainclothes policemen after intensive investigations. At the time of arrest the suspect was in possession of huge quantities of narcotic …

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Pakistan hangs 4 – Transparency in Sharif probe: army

ISLAMABAD, April 25, (Agencies): Pakistan on Tuesday hanged four militants involved in attacks on civilians, police and troops after they were convicted by the country’s controversial military courts, an army statement said. It said the four, who were hanged at a prison in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, all …

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Two Kuwaitis among many to be executed before Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: The Public Prosecution, in coordination with the concerned authorities, has started its proceedings to execute a number of convicts in various crimes prior to the holy month of Ramadan, reports Al- Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that the convicts to be executed include two …

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Issue of moratorium Pinoy on HSWs draws ‘mixed reactions’ in Kuwait – Call for full implementation of Domestic Labour Law

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The issue on moratorium on the deployment of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) to Kuwait generated varied reactions from the Filipino community, representative and owners of manpower recruitment agencies in Kuwait as they all wait for the decision of the Philippine government on the matter. With …

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Two Asians commit suicide by hanging in two incidents

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Two Asians are said to have ended their lives by hanging themselves with a rope inside a building where they live in two separate incidents, reports Al-Anba daily. The first incident happened in Farwaniya and the other in Hassawi. The remains of both men have been …

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Govt rejects criticism of move to hang 7 persons – ‘Executions as per Kuwaiti penal code’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28, (Agencies): Kuwait has voiced objection to criticism of its decision to execute seven convicts, asserting this step was taken after a lawful and transparent litigation based on the Kuwaiti penal code and its amendments. This came after the Human Rights Watch said that Kuwait’s hanging of …

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‘Tackle proposed moratorium on Filipino HSW recruitment’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: Philippine Labour Secretary Silvestre Bello III arrived in Kuwait on Thursday, a day after the execution of Filipino Household Service Worker (HSW) Jakatia Pawa, to check on the status of another Filipino on the death row, Elpidio Lano who was meted out a death sentence by …

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Rights panel chief rejects calls for cancellation of death penalty – Need to broadcast execution process: Tabtabaei

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: Chairman of parliament’s Human Rights Committee MP Dr Adel Al-Damkhi and one of its members MP Dr Waleed Al-Tabtabaei support death penalty, based on their conviction that it is the best way to deter anyone who intends to kill others, reports Al- Rai daily. Dr Al-Damkhi …

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