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Wednesday , August 12 2020

Not guilty in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen of possessing hashish and cocaine for consumption and trafficking purpose. Defense Attorney Abdullah Al- Alanda argued that warrant issued by the Public Prosecution was not legal, because it didn’t state the motive for searching and arresting his client, while the signature on the document wasn’t readable. He added considered the ensuing events to be illegal, because it was based on illegal procedures, indicating the act of breaking into the house of his client at night was unlawful.

Blogger jailed: The Criminal Court sentenced a Kuwaiti blogger to 7 years in prison for defying the Amiri entity, reports Al-Rai daily. The accused is said to have impersonated a Bedoun man and created a fake social media account where he posted statements deemed offensive to the Amiri entity. The blogger is believed to have perpetrated the act intentionally to get even with the Bedoun and to put him in trouble due to a dispute between them. The Public Prosecution charged the blogger for defying the Amir, misusing mobile phone, and impersonating another person but he denied all accusations in court.

‘Legitimate’ at last: The Family Court ordered the Ministry of Social Affairs to issue necessary document (birth certificate) and grant custody of the aforementioned document to a youth who was born out of wedlock, in a case considered to be ‘one of a kind’ in Kuwait. The plaintiff lawyer stated his client does not possess any official document and has been deprived of the right to education and healthcare in Kuwait for 20 years. Meanwhile, the Civil Circuit of the Court of First Instance ordered a man to pay compensation worth KD 8,000 to his wife for beating and insulting her in public. The defense counsel of the wife Lawyer Ayed Al-Rasheedi lodged a complaint at the General Investigations Department against his client’s husband for insulting and beating her in front of people, adding that she had sustained a number of injuries, which was proven by a forensic report

By Jaber Al-Humoud Al-Seyassah Staff

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