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Kuwait intensifies efforts to bring back fugitives escaped to Britain, Turkey and various EU countries
October 22, 2018, 8:45 am
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Kuwait is intensifying efforts to bring back the fugitives who have escaped to Britain, Turkey and various EU countries before the court verdicts were issued against them for fear of being jailed in Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily.

The sources pointed out among the most wanted fugitive, for example, is the former director-general of the Public Institute for Social Security) Fahd Al-Raja’an, who lives in the UK (London) and a number elite persons belonging to the so-called (Fintas Group), and bloggers.

Add to this a number of Kuwaitis who have been sentenced to prison terms for ‘storming’ the Parliament building. They are reportedly living in Turkey, including former MPs Musallam Al-Barrak, Faisal Al- Muslim, Mubarak Al-Waalan, Salem Al-Namlan and sitting MPs Dr Jama’an Al-Harbash and Dr Walid Al-Tabtabaei.

Accompanying them is a group of young people who supported them during those ‘trouble’ days. Some of them are believed to have left Turkey and moved on to other countries. The sources pointed out there is judicial and security coordination to extradite them from abroad with the help of Interpol. Some sources say their names have already been given to the Interpol to arrest them and hand them over to Kuwait within the framework of government determination to make every effort to implement the law and honor the court verdicts without leniency or any delay.

The sources stressed the next few weeks will see some positive developments in this regard, especially since there have been secret contacts between the concerned authorities in Kuwait, Britain and Turkey. The Public Relations and Security Media General Department at the Ministry of Interior has affirmed that prosecutors work on weekends. In a press statement, the department explained this affirmation aims to clarify the content of a video clip posted on social media recently that there were no prosecutors at the Criminal Evidence Department in Dajeej last Saturday.

Source: Arab Times

 

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