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Kuwaiti gets 10-yr jail for joining DAESH

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The Criminal Court, chaired by Judge Abdullah Al-Othman, sentenced a citizen to 10 years in jail with hard labor for being a member of DAESH and for fighting in Syria, reports Al- Rai daily.

Case files indicate the citizen’s father went to Turkey, through Syria, where he joined DAESH. When his son found out, he traveled to Syria to search for his father.

Upon entering Syria, he asked for directions to the location of DAESH to ask about his father but he was captured even if his father is one of the organization’s leaders and he was forced to fight along with them.

When the Russian forces entered Syria, the son escaped to Turkey and surrendered to the security authorities that handed him over to Kuwait.

 Duo held with liquor: Two Asian expatriates were arrested in Mahboula area in possession of 300 bottles of locally manufactured liquor, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Mahboula area at night when they suspected a vehicle with two occupants and stopped it for checking.

They checked the civil IDs of the two individuals to discover they are Asian expatriates. Sensing their nervousness, securitymen checked the vehicle to find 300 bottles of locally manufactured liquor.

When questioned, the suspects confessed that they were delivering the liquor bottles to an individual who in turn sells them to his clients. The suspects were referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for further investigations.

Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti citizen and a GCC national were arrested for drunken driving in Fahaheel area. They were referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against them.

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