Tag Archives: Juvenile

3 years jail for student in anti-Saudi comments

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: The Juvenile Misdemeanor Court arraigned a student on the allegation of setting fire to Farhan Al-Khalid School at Bayan ablaze intentionally, and confined him to the Juvenile Home for one year. Eyewitness account rendered by the school’s security guard indicated the student was seen on CCTV …

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MPs amend Juvenile Law

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The National Assembly on Wednesday approved the proposal to amend the Juvenile Law for the age of maturity to be 18 years old as it was before, instead of 16 years old. The amended first paragraph of Article One of the bill defines a juvenile as …

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Panel agrees KD 600mn KAC capital increase – Juvenile age change to 18 eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Rapporteur of the parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee MP Safa Hashem said they tackled the funding of Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) on Sunday. She pointed out the problem lies in the administration, while calling on all departments in State institutions to carry out their tasks …

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MoI succumbs to demands, juvenile age goes back to 18

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: In a surprise move, the Ministry of Interior has finally caved in to demands and changed the juvenile law according to which a suspect is considered ‘juvenile’ until he/she is 18 years old, although there was a demand since 2015 to reduce the age to 16 …

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‘No bars but glass’ – Juveniles age reduced from 18 to 16.

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29:  Jailed suspects awaiting trial will now be put behind “glass barriers” instead of “steel bars”, Minister of Justice and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr Faleh Al-Azab said on Thursday. In a statement to the press, Al-Azab said that the measure is being taken …

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‘Amend some parts of Juveniles Draft Law’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Prosecutor at the Appellate Court and Deputy Director of Kuwait Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies Judge Owaied Al-Thowiamer said some parts of the Juveniles Draft Law must be amended, especially the stipulation on the formation of courts consisting of one to three judges, reports Al-Rai …

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Steep increase seen in crimes committed by juveniles: report

KUWAIT CITY, May 25: An unknown individual stole mobile phones and money from five vehicles that were parked near Rujaib High Secondary School in Keifan area. According to security sources, the owners of the vehicles, who are studying in the school, were surprised when they noticed the shattered windows of …

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Court commutes juvenile thieves gang’s life-term

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: The Court of Appeals overturned life sentence slapped on a gang of juveniles specialized in robbing the houses of wealthy people in their absence from the country during summer. Instead, the court decided to refrain from issuing a verdict. Earlier, members of the gang were sentenced …

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MPs demand 24 prosecutions over Dow deal – Nod to juvenile draft law

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Kuwaiti MPs called on the government Wednesday to refer 24 ex-oil officials to the Public Prosecutor over a scrapped deal with US firm Dow Chemical that resulted in a $2.2 billion fine. A parliamentary probe report charged the officials, including two former oil ministers and ex-top …

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Girls woo boys; Workers arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Patrolmen arrested two Kuwaiti girls for playing loud music to attract youths to commit immoral acts while they were driving a Jeep in Ardiya area. A security source said the girls were spotted in a Jeep playing love songs at full volume and behaving in a …

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