Criminal Court Puts Behind Bars Judges, Lawyers, Judicial Staff, And Businessmen For Offering, Accepting Bribes
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The Criminal Court, headed by Counselor Nayef Al-Dahoum has issued the verdicts in the cases of judges and lawyers who are found guilty of accepting bribes and money laundering and sentenced them to various prison terms and dismissed them from work

Al-Rai has learned the first judge who was found guilty was sentenced to 15 years in prison, fined 46,000 dinars and also the vehicle which was offered to him as bribe has been confiscated. the second accused judge was fined 5,000 dinars for disclosing the secrets of the cases; the third judge was put behind bars for 10 years and fined 400,000 dinars, and the gift (vehicle) has been confiscated; the fourth judge was jailed for 7 years and fined 50,000 dinars, the fifth judge got 7 years and a fine of 30,000 dinars; the sixth judge was jailed for 7 years and fined 9,000 dinars; seventh and eighth were imprisoned for 5 years and fined 27,000 dinars each, and the bribery vehicle was confiscated; the ninth, a businessman, was imprisoned for 10 years, and fined 112,000 dinars, the tenth, a businessman, was imprisoned for 10 years, and fined 400,000 dinars, and eleventh, a “lawyer,” was imprisoned for 7 years and fined 60,000, dinars and the twelfth accused, an expatriate, was sentenced for 10 years in prison, fined 400,000, and ordered his deportation from the country.

All the judges and the lawyer who were found guilty have been dismissed from work.

The thirteenth  convict, a lawyer has been sentenced for 10 years fined 112,000, the fourteenth, head of department in Farwaniya Court, jailed for 15 years the fifteenth accused, female head of a department in Farwaniya Court, got 5 years and dismissal from work, sixteenth, a deputy chief of an oath in Farwaniya Court got 5 years, dismissal from his position, seventeenth, a secretary of a court session got 4 years, dismissal from his position and his expulsion from the country after the execution of the sentence, the eighteenth, a secretary of a session in the court, 4 years, a fine of 1,000 dinars, dismissal and deportation, and the nineteenth accused, an observer in Farwaniya Court got years and a fine of 10,000.

The twenty-first accused, the secretary of the session, 5,000 dinars, and the twenty-second defendant, a printer in the technical office, 5,000 dinars.

The twenty-sixth director of a lawyer’s office got 4 years, a fine of 1,000 dinars, and deportation of the twenty-seventh accused, a person in charge of legal affairs in a company got 4 years, deportation from the country after serving the sentence.

All Kuwaitis who are found guilty have been dismissed from work, while the expatriates will be deported from the country after serving their respective sentences

 

SOURCE  :   TIMES KUWAIT

29 Dec, 2021 294
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