(MENAFN - Arab Times) The Cassation Court exempted a Kuwaiti citizen from paying a compensation of KD 5,001 based on a verdict issued by the Court of Appeals. According to the case files, the citizen had filed a petition against the defendant when the latter accused him of kidnapping his son. However, the court acquitted him of these charges.
Consequently, the defendant filed a petition in which he demanded compensation to cover the harm he sustained. Attorney Mubarak Al-Kashab submitted an appeal against the verdict issued by the court that obligated his client to pay the compensation of KD 5,001.
He requested the court to exempt his client from paying such a compensation, explaining that a citizen has the right to file a complaint against an individual who he suspects of kidnapping his son. He added that the verdict acquitting him of the charges of kidnapping because it did not indicate that the kidnapping complaint was malicious due to which the individual has no right to ask for compensation.