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Death penalty upheld for a Kuwaiti

KUWAIT CITY, MAY 24: The Cassation Court, headed by Counselor Ahmad Al-Ajil, has upheld the capital punishment for a Kuwaiti. The man was found guilty of killing his cousin when they were camping in Mina Abdullah early last year. He faces death by hanging, unless pardoned by HH the Amir. The convict allegedly killed the victim with a machete when both were inside a tent while the killer’s parents were in another tent. After the crime was committed the parents allegedly handed him over to the Mina Abdullah Police Station and also the weapon with which the victim was killed.

By Jaber Al-Hmoud Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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