Tuesday, 20 August 2019 06:57 GMT

Kuwait- 'Wasta' Fails To Free 85-Yr Jail Wanted Felon

(MENAFN - Arab Times) The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Nasser Salem adjourned to Dec 3 the appeal filed by the Public Prosecution against the verdict issued by the lower court in the case filed against a number of individuals who allegedly stormed into the building of the National Assembly. Reportedly, the Court of First Instance had previously issued a ruling through which it acquitted all the suspects. Meanwhile, the Constitutional Court presided over by Judge Yousef Al-Mutawa adjourned to Dec 10 the appeal filed by Lawyer Mohammad Mohsen Al-Mutairi who contested the unconstitutionality of the Gathering Law being referred to the Misdemeanor Court. In addition, the Appellate Court presided over by Judge Ibrahim Al- Obeid adjourned to Dec 3 the appeal filed by the defendant Mohammad Al-Juwaihil against the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced him to three-year imprisonment with hard labor for allegedly falsifying official documents.

'Wasta' fails ... : A number of former and current lawmakers intervened for the release of a Kuwaiti citizen who was recently seized at Al- Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint as he was wanted by law for committing 127 felonies and swindling about 100 individuals for which he was sentenced in absentia to 85 years in prison, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting security sources. They revealed that many such attempts had failed and proved futile.

Famous actor held: An eminent Kuwaiti actor was arrested for failing to pay off a bank loan worth KD 60,000, reports Al-Shahed daily. Officers from the Sentences Enforcement Department arrested him in Salmiya after he left a restaurant.

Drugs with driver: Detectives from Drug Control General Department nailed an Asian expatriate working as a domestic driver in connection with half a kilogram of marijuana hidden inside cricket bats, which were found by anti-narcotics men. The consignment arrived at Kuwait International Airport from Dhaka via Bahrain to Kuwait through express mail. Apparently, the concerned authority in Bahrain had notified its counterpart in Kuwait to check the delivery and two Bahraini Customs representatives accompanied the parcel to Kuwait. The suspect was arrested upon delivery of the parcel and he admitted ownership of the parcel. He was referred to the relevant authority for further investigation.

Indian expat robbed: An unknown individual, impersonating as a police officer, waylaid an Indian expatriate and robbed him of KD 226 cash, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, the victim filed a case at Mina Abdullah Police Station, explaining that the suspect stopped him and demanded for his Civil ID, claiming that he is a police officer. The suspect then inspected the victim's possessions, took the cash and fled from the location. Investigations have been launched to find and arrest the suspect.

Kuwait- 'Wasta' Fails To Free 85-Yr Jail Wanted Felon

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