Tag Archives: royal

Fake ‘prince’ sought

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Search is ongoing for a Syrian expatriate who pretended to be a Gulf prince, took a high-end car on rent from a car rental office in the name of a Kuwaiti woman, and gave it to another Kuwaiti woman in Saad Al-Abdullah City. According to a …

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Saudi prince gets 7 years jail, fine of KD10,000 over ex-Kuwaiti wife’s kids

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: The Court of Appeal chaired by Judge Hani Al-Hamdan has sentenced a Saudi prince to seven years in prison and fine of KD 10,000 over the allegation of abducting his children from their mother (a Kuwaiti woman). Lawyer Emad Al-Seif, representing the plaintiff, thanked the Kuwaiti …

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Court upholds jail for ‘sheikh’

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: The Court of Cassation, presided over by Judge Ahmad Al-Ajeel, has upheld the verdict of the lower court which sentenced a member of the royal family to three years in jail for uttering words deemed offensive to the entity of HH the Amir and for offending …

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Two Iranians given death over murder of ‘royal’, friend, maid

Indian, Sudanese truckers arrested with 40,000 drug pills KUWAIT CITY, May 14: The Criminal Court sentenced two Iranian expatriates to death over the murder of a ruling family member, his friend and his housemaid in Salwa area. The court also imposed a fine of KD 200 each on two Kuwaiti …

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Jail for royal, fine for Roumi, Asfour to stay – Kuwaiti, expat woman acquitted of adultery

KUWAIT CITY, March 16: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by a lower court, which sentenced Sheikh Khalifa Al-Ali in absentia to 12-month imprisonment with hard labor, and imposed fine of KD 5,000 each on Abdulrahim Al-Roumi and Majed Al-Asfour as well as TV presenter Ali Hussein. The …

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Jail term on royal upheld

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25, (AFP): A Kuwaiti appeals court on Wednesday upheld a three-year prison sentence for a member of the ruling family on charges of insulting HH the Amir and other members of the ruling family. Sheikh Abdullah Salem Al-Sabah was handed the jail term in September. Both he …

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Jail upheld for Kuwaiti royals

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19, (AFP): Kuwait’s court of appeals on Thursday upheld a five-year jail term for five men including three members of the Al-Sabah ruling family for insulting top judges online. The court also confirmed a one-year jail term against a sixth man and upheld the acquittal of six …

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‘Sheikha’ abused, car vandalized

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: A female member of the ruling family accompanied by the Saudi husband has filed a complaint with the Adan Police Station accusing 3 unidentified young men of abusing her and damaging her 2016 model luxury car following a dispute over car parking right, reports Al-Anba daily. …

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‘Royal’ jailed for year in defamation suit

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 22: The Criminal Court Thursday sentenced Sheikh Khalifa Al-Sabah in absentia to one-year imprisonment with hard labor and ordered AbdulRaheem Al-Roumi, Majid Al-Asfour and a media presenter Ali Hussein to pay a fine of KD 5,000 each. It also referred the civil aspect of the case to …

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Appeals frees ‘royal’ on bail; Fintas Group hearing Jan 19

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: The Court of Appeals released Sheikh Khalifa Al-Ali on KD 5,000 bail and postponed until Jan 19, 2016 deliberations on the infamous Fintas Group case filed against 13 individuals including lawyers, journalists and others from the ruling family. Previously, the Criminal Court sentenced in absentia Hamad …

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