KUWAIT CITY, July 21: The concerned court and the Public Prosecution looked into the cases of money laundering, human trafficking, corruption, and real estate fraud, while the Attorney General, Counselor Dhirar Al-Asousi, ordered the detention of the Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Education and Training Affairs, Major-General Mazen Al-Jarrah, who is a suspect in the case of the Bangladeshi resident for another 21 days in Central Prison, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting reliable judicial sources.
The Detention Renewal Judge also ordered the continued detention of the Bangladeshi resident, who is also known as ‘Pablo’ and is a Member of Parliament in Bangladesh and allegedly owns a cleaning company in partnership with a Kuwaiti, in addition to the detention for 14 days of senior employee working for the Public Authority for Manpower who is former contestant of the parliamentary elections, pending investigations into the case. Informed sources told the daily, the number of accused persons in the case so far is 7.
The sources also said a Kuwaiti businesswoman who owns a travel agency and is the sister of the employee of PAM has been released on 2,000 dinars bail.
The same sources said the Prosecution is about to complete the case file after receiving a report from the Funds Investigation Unit. In another case, the Criminal Court sentenced a Kuwaiti to seven years imprisonment with hard labor after finding him guilty in money laundering and usury cases. In the case of ‘Corruption in Agricultural Plots’, attorneys Misfer Ayed and Muti Mubarak announced that the court has issued a final verdict to cancel the decision of the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) according to which 396 plots (farms) in ‘Wafra Farms’ were distributed in 2014.
The Court of Cassation, headed by Counselor Ahmed Al-Ajil, brought the curtain down on the biggest case of real estate fraud and money laundering of TIMAS sent to prison 14 employees of the company for between 5 and 10 years with hard work and fined them collectively 107 million dinars, and confiscated those properties in Kuwait and outside after the charges against them are proven.