Hawally fight: Prime sus­pect re­manded in cus­tody, 6 re­leased

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By A Saleh

KUWAIT: The pub­lic pros­e­cu­tion yes­ter­day or­dered the de­ten­tion of the prime sus­pect ac­cused of mur­der­ing a man dur­ing a fight in Hawalli two weeks ago for 10 days pend­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tions, and re­ferred him to the cen­tral pri­son. The pros­e­cu­tion also re­leased six oth­ers, three Kuwaitis and three ex­pats who were ar­rested in the same case on KD 300 bail each. In this re­gard, lawyer Zaid Al-Khab­baz said that the pub­lic pros­e­cu­tion re­leased his ex­pa­tri­ate clients on bail pend­ing foren­sic medicine re­ports about their in­juries so that he could take proper le­gal mea­sures. No­tably, the first and sec­ond de­fen­dants, Kuwaitis, face first de­gree mur­der charges as they in­ten­tion­ally ran over the vic­tim, Egyp­tian, with the in­ten­tion of killing him.

Na­tion­al­ity

The ad­min­is­tra­tive court yes­ter­day or­dered chang­ing the na­tion­al­ity of a Ye­meni in his thir­ties to be­come ‘state­less’ af­ter he had sued the min­istries of in­te­rior and health, the im­mi­gra­tion direc­torate, the Pub­lic Author­ity of Civil In­for­ma­tion and the Cen­tral Ap­pa­ra­tus for Il­le­gal Res­i­dents, de­mand­ing chang­ing his na­tion­al­ity. In his case, the man ex­plained that he had been born in Kuwait in 1986 and that due to cer­tain harsh con­di­tions, his fa­ther had to get Ye­meni pass­ports for all fam­ily mem­bers in­clud­ing him when he was still a child. The man ex­plained that his fa­ther then handed over all the Ye­meni pass­ports back to the em­bassy and re­gained le­gal sta­tus as ‘state­less’ for all fam­ily mem­bers ex­cept for the plain­tiff who had been suf­fer­ing and re­ported wanted for vi­o­lat­ing res­i­dency laws while his par­ents and sib­lings held ar­ti­cle 17 pass­ports spec­i­fied for state­less peo­ple in Kuwait.

Pay­roll al­ter­na­tive

Rap­por­teur of the par­lia­men­tary hu­man resources com­mit­tee MP Dr Ou­dah Al-Rowai’e said that the com­mit­tee had sev­eral top­ics on its agenda for the cur­rent par­lia­men­tary term with the strate­gic pay­roll al­ter­na­tive project on top of it.

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