Hawally’s murder: court denies main suspect’s release appeal

KUWAIT: A court yesterday refused releasing a citizen accused of murdering an Egyptian man by deliberately running him over several times in Hawally, and ordered the continuation of his detention. Notably, the citizen kept denying that he ran the victim over on purpose, saying he killed him by accident.

Former MP’s case
The criminal court yesterday deferred its ruling in a state security case filed against former MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei accusing him of promoting false news about His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.

Capital punishment
The criminal court yesterday adjourned a hearing pending passing a final judgment in a case filed against a blogger who had used a fake account to slander His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, express support of IS, slander a religious doctrine and slander Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The public prosecution demanded capital punishment for the suspect.

IT crimes
The public prosecution yesterday issued decision number 17/2015, pertaining authorizing the media, information and publications prosecution to investigate the crimes stipulated in the new information technology crimes’ law due to be in effect on January 12, 2016.

School closed
A private school in Mangaf yesterday strangely closed its doors, preventing students from entering without any justification. It claimed a ‘technical problem’ on the premises, and gave all students a ‘free’ day off.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi

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