The Criminal Court, presided over by Judge Waleed Al-Madhkour, sentenced a citizen to 17 years imprisonment with hard labor for uttering words deemed offensive to H. H. the Amir and other personalities through a social communication website.
The accused appeared in a video clip he sent to the website, offending the entity of H. H. the Amir, other ruling family members and other personalities.
It has been reported that the citizen was born in 1993 and a former officer in Kuwait Army. In addition, he and his family dropped their Qatari citizenship.
The citizen was deported to Kuwait from Qatar after being discovered that he was not in the country during the production of the video clip through which he insulted the head of this society and other prominent personalities.
Source: Arab Times