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Tag Archives: prison

KUWAIT MAY DEPORT FOREIGN INMATES … WILL BUILD NEW PRISON

  KUWAIT CITY, March 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah announced the plan to build a new prison and deport foreign inmates to address the overcrowding issue in the Central Prison. He made the announcement when the Assembly discussed Tuesday responses to parliamentary questions about …

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Hashash gets 5 yrs in new case

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: The Criminal Court acquitted an employee of a petroleum company and his cousin of possessing illegal brain stimulants for personal consumption. Police officers stationed at a petroleum facility in Mina Abdullah arrested the duo when the employee asked permission for his cousin to enter the petroleum …

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Man wanted for 100 years jail in multiple cases held; Lizard scares people

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 26: Police have arrested an unidentified person who had been sentenced in absentia to 100 years imprisonment in connection with four crimes, reports Al-Shahed daily. Without going into details, the daily said the suspect was riding a taxi and when police ordered the taxi driver to stop, …

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Over 1,056 phones, drugs seized in prison raid

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: Officers from the Jails and Sentences Enforcement General Department at the Interior Ministry, in cooperation with the Drug Control General Department, launched a surprise inspection campaign in the Central Jail. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department revealed the campaign led …

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Prisons overcrowding

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24 : Kuwait Ministry of Interior and the Public Prosecutor agreed to form a special committee tasked with solving overcrowding in Kuwait prisons, MoI Undersecretary Gen. Mahmoud Al- Doseri said Sunday. He told reporters after meeting with members of the National Assembly Human Rights Comittee to discuss …

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Minister orders suspended Central Prison officers to return to work

Saudi to handover escaped Kuwaiti prisoner KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah has ordered to return to work Central Prison officers who were suspended from work following the death of a prisoner who had attacked the former MP Musallam Barrak, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Rights panel demands moving of central jail from residential area – Prison old, dilapidated and no point renovating it: MP

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee has demanded for relocation of the Central Prison away from residential area. The committee made this demand during its meeting with the Interior Ministry undersecretary and the assistant undersecretary for prison affairs on Tuesday. They discussed conditions of the Correctional Institutions …

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MP Rights Panel to visit Central Prison

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee on Thursday met for the first time after its formation during the National Assembly session last Tuesday. According to Committee Chairman MP Adel Al-Damkhi, the panel members agreed to review all previous laws and decisions on human rights to ensure there …

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‘No jamming devices, health risks in prison’ – Defendant in DAESH case, cell-mate in fistfight

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29, (Agencies): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Saturday denied a press report claiming that there are jamming devices with health risks on inmates at the Central Prison. “This (claim) is utterly untrue,” the ministry’s Public Relations and Security Media Department. It added that no prohibited devices …

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Jail warden in phone smuggling; 7 caught hunting birds

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: A female prison officer was arrested for attempting to smuggle a mobile phone and cigarettes for a female inmate of the women’s prison. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that the General Department …

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