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Death for drug peddler

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: The Court of Cassation upheld verdict issued by a lower court, which sentenced an individual to death by hanging, after establishing that he smuggled heroin into the country with the intention of selling the drug.

According to the case file, the suspect appeared jittery when he arrived at the arrivals hall holding two bags. Customs officers searched the bags and found the heroin concealed neatly underneath. The court rejected defense of his counsel claiming that the drug was for personal use, citing Article 84 of the Penal Code

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