The lower court to sentence two rapists to five years in jail and pay their victim KD 53,000 in compensation.
The defendants were found guilty of assaulting a young woman and raping her in her apartment after a party along with stealing her mobile phones, credit cards and money.
During the trial in the lower court, the victim’s lawyer said the victim had suffered morally and materially from the attack and that her reputation had been tarnished.
He called for a severe punishment for the defendants and for adequate compensation for the victim to help her deal with the incident.
The defendants lodged an appeal to challenge the decision.