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Kuwait refers army officers to prosecution
November 7, 2018, 8:37 am

­Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah AlAhmad Al­Sabah has issued a decree sending the findings of a probe committee on the death of Ali Al Sabah Military Academy students to the Public Prosecution and military judiciary.

Accordingly, a number of army officers have been referred to the Public Prosecutor's Office, the Kuwaiti army's general staff said in a statement on Tuesday.

The edict came as the joint committee entrusted with investigations into the incident completed its job and came up with relevant findings, it elaborated. The committee's final report related to August 2018 incidents was sent to First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al­Ahmad Al­Sabah, it added.

In this regard, Sheikh Nasser Sabah voiced deep thanks and gratitude to the ministries of interior, health and justice for their fervent efforts and participation in the joint panel, according to the statement.

He also voiced much confidence in the military establishment and its personnel, while thanking local mass media for having exercised a high level of responsibility in covering such incidents.

Source: KUNA

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