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Asian expats sent to jail for drug trade

Two expats from Sri Lanka have been sent to prison for a period of 3 years by a Criminal Court here in Doha. The honourable court convicted the two men after they were found guilty of consuming and trading illegal drugs. The two expats were also fined an amount of …

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Court sets May 8 for expat driving ban case hearing

Acting speaker urges restraint over grillings KUWAIT: The administrative court yesterday set May 8 to start hearing a case demanding a total ban on expatriates driving until the government has resolved the traffic problem on the country’s roads. The case was filed by lawyer Mohammad Al-Ansari on behalf of a …

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Court of Appeal reviews case against expat

The case of an expat man who stands accused of misappropriating an amount of QR1.3 million from a local bank is being reviewed by the Court of Appeal. The accused expat used to work as the head of a department at the bank. Local Arabic daily Arrayah reported that the …

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Doha Court honourably acquits Sri Lankan maid

A Sri Lankan maid who was accused of stealing jewellery and cash from her employer has been acquitted by a Criminal Court here in Doha.  The maid was accused by her employer of stealing an amount of QR4500 from her handbag, claiming that she found cash worth QR4800 and two …

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Expatriate women sentenced to six months in jail for stealing gold, jewellery items

The Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two expatriate women to six months in jail under charges of stealing some gold and jewellery items from a shop at Souq Waqif. According to the local Arabic daily Arrayah, the court has also ordered their deportation upon serving their sentence. The accused were …

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Life term for drug smuggler

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a GCC man to life imprisonment and a fine of QR300,000 for smuggling illicit drugs into the country. Local Arabic daily Arrayah reported that the defendant was arrested at Abu Samra Land Post, while trying to enter the country with his vehicle. Customs officials …

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Man gets 20 years for murder

Man gets 20 years for murder The Court of Appeal has sentenced a Korean man to 20 years in jail for murdering a security employee, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported. The court also sentenced three of his compatriots to five years in jail and subsequent deportation for attempting to burgle …

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Expat gets three year jail robbery

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Bangladeshi man to three years in jail and subsequent deportation after being convicted of robbery. Local Arabic daily Arrayah reported the victim was walking from the house of his friend to his house at Al Sayliyah Area, when the defendant and four other …

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Muslim man killed by mob for dating Hindu girl in India

A Muslim man was beaten to death for dating a Hindu girl in India, police said Friday, in the latest mob violence against minorities in the country. Mohammad Shalik, 20, was set upon by dozens of people from the town where he lived after he was spotted dropping off his …

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Drug traffickers arrested at camel festival

Field patrols arrested two people in an abnormal state in possession of 80 narcotic pills, hashish and a large sum of money at the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in the Ramah region. Media spokesman of the Riyadh police, Col. Fawaz Al-Maiman, said the arrests were part of ongoing efforts to …

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