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Prime suspect in public brawl detained; six released

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: The Public Prosecution has detained the prime suspect in the murder of an Egyptian, during a public brawl in Rehab, Hawally for 10 days and he has been transferred to the Central Prison. The Prosecution also released three Kuwaitis and three expatriates on KD 300 bail each. According to Attorney Zaid Al- Khabbaz, the Prosecution released his Egyptian clients on bail. He said the outcome of Forensic tests will determine rate of injuries they sustained before a position is taken in this regard. He hinted that there is no alternative before him than demand for the rights of his clients. He revealed the prosecutor general and director of Hawally Prosecution Department played vital roles in the investigations to ensure that the truth prevails. It is noteworthy that the Public Prosecution charged two suspects of deliberately killing the victim by hitting him with a car

Appeal revoked: The Court of Cassation revoked the appeal filed by Islamist activist Mubarak Al-Bathali against the decision of the Court of Appeals that upheld the jail sentence of three years with hard labor and a fine of KD 10,000. Lawyer Ali Al-Ali filed the case against Islamic activist Mubarak Al- Bathali accusing him of instigating division to distort “national unity’’ by demeaning a social caliber and stirring sedition. In previous sessions, lawyer Al-Ali asserted the accusations leveled against the defendant and added the defendant has a record of similar charges. He provided the court with evidence taken from the defendant’s personal tweeter account where he used words deemed offensive to a certain social layer (Shiites) to stir sedition.


By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff

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