KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: The Criminal Court has ordered an Iranian woman to pay a fine of KD 200 and her mother KD 300 for hitting a Kuwaiti woman because she married the Iranian woman’s boyfriend. The court referred the civil aspect of the case to the civil section. According to the case file, the Kuwaiti woman explained that she had received a call from the suspects, asking her to meet them. She had asked her friend and the latter’s husband to accompany her. However, when they reached the agreed location, the suspects shouted at her and hit her until her friend’s husband separated them. She had sustained injuries on her nose and face. During the court session, the plaintiff counsel Lawyer Mohammad Safar presented evidences to prove the injuries his client sustained, stressing that the defendants had admitted to hitting his client.
Release rejected: The Court of First Instance in Bangkok rejected a petition filed by a lawyer to release two Bedouns on financial guarantee. The two suspects are facing charges for murdering a Kuwaiti citizen in a fight at a coffee shop, and they have since been detained by Thai authorities, reports Al-Shahed daily It is reported that the suspects offered the family of the citizen a large sum to drop the case but the offer was rejected. However, attempts have been made by individuals close to the victim’s family to reach a settlement.
Verdict upheld: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Hani Al-Hamdan upheld verdict of the Court of First Instance that acquitted two Kuwaitis of stealing KD 7,000 from their friend’s house. The lawsuit filed by the plaintiff indicated the suspects came to relax and exchange pleasantries at his place based on an arrangement made on phone. He is said to have gone out for breakfast after the guests had left. The plaintiff said he was surprised to find the main door forced open, as well as the bedroom door. He realized KD 7,000, credit card, civil ID card, mobile phone, and camera were missing from the room. He filed a case against the duo because they knew that the sum was kept inside the room. In defense of the suspects, Attorney Ali Al-Wawan maintained his clients were innocent of the allegation.
By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff