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Monday , October 14 2019

Terror case

KUWAIT CITY, April 25: The Court of Appeals adjourned to April 30 the case filed against a Jahra-based cell that was involved in financing DAESH terrorist group, says Al- Seyassah. Earlier, the Public Prosecution accused the first, second, sixth, seventh and eighth suspects of committing offensive acts against foreign countries – Syria and Iraq – without the permission of the Kuwaiti government, which endangered the political relations Kuwait share with those countries.

They had joined a banned organization to fight against these two countries. They were accused of spreading the radical ideology of the banned organization which is against the regimes of the Arab countries. The Public Prosecution accused the second, fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth suspects of recruiting people to join the banned organization ‘Ansar Al-Sham’ which adopts an atheistic ideology and is against the country.

They also collected donations on behalf of the terrorist organization DAESH to facilitate the latter in committing terrorist attacks. It also accused the second, fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth suspects of illegally financing terrorism by sending money to DAESH and ‘Ansar Al-Sham’ organizations.

Earlier, the Court of First Instance sentenced the DAESH leader in Kuwait to 20- year imprisonment followed by deportation and sentenced Abu Talha Al-Kuwaiti to 15- year imprisonment. It sentenced the third suspect to five-year imprisonment and ordered the deportation of the fifth and sixth suspects. It had also sentenced the seventh and eighth suspects to 15-year imprisonment.

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