Re­leased on bail:

Arab Times - - LO­CAL -

The Pub­lic Prose­cu­tion re­leased Dr Samy AlFaraj on bail af­ter com­plet­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion in re­la­tion to a case filed by the State Se­cu­rity Agency which ac­cused Al-Faraj of us­ing words deemed of­fen­sive to the King­dom of Saudi Ara­bia on Twit­ter.

The Min­istry of In­te­rior re­ferred two blog­gers - Al-Faraj and Osama Al-Khashram - to the prose­cu­tion, ac­cus­ing them of com­mit­ting State se­cu­rity of­fenses af­ter they com­mented on the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Muham­mad bin Sal­man to Kuwait through their Twit­ter ac­counts.

The two blog­gers were also ac­cused of talk­ing about the meet­ing be­tween HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad and the vis­it­ing crown prince about the oil is­sue be­tween Kuwait and Saudi Ara­bia.

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