Court Has Set The Session Of April 24 As Fintas Group Trial
The Court of Cassation has set the session of April 24 for the trial of the case filed against a group infamously known as “Fintas Group”. Previously, the Court of Appeals had upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced Hamad Al-Haroun, the prime suspect, in absentia to ten-year imprisonment with hard labor. It also imposed jail sentences against three other Kuwaitis who helped Al-Haroun escape from the country.
The court also sentenced Abdulmohsen Al-Ateeqi, Falah Al-Hajraf, Sheikh Ali Al-Khalifa, Sheikh Ahmad Dawood Al-Sabah and Sheikh Athbi Al-Sabah to five-year imprisonment with hard labor. Saud Al-Asfouri was sentenced to one-year imprisonment with hard labor while the other defendants involved in the case were acquitted.