Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict of the Criminal Court to sentence two Asian men to five years in prison and impose a fine of QR200,000 after being convicted of involvement in the illicit drug trade, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported recently.

Court reviews cheating case against ex-banker

Court reviews cheating case against ex-banker

The Court of Appeal has reviewed the case of an expatriate man convicted of misappropriating QR1.3mn while working as head of a department at a local bank, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported.

Expats get one-year jail for LPG cylinder theft

Expats get one-year jail for LPG cylinder theft

The Court of Appeal has sentenced three Nepalese men to one year in jail for stealing 32 LPG cylinders, owned by a bakery.

Four jailed for detaining, torturing two Bangladeshis

Four jailed for detaining, torturing two Bangladeshis

The Court of Appeal has sentenced four Bangladeshi men to three years in jail and subsequent deportation for detaining and torturing two of their compatriots and grabbing some money from them.

Maid jailed for stealing gold chain

Maid jailed for stealing gold chain

The Court of Appeal upheld the ruling of the Court of First Instance and sentenced an Asian maid to one year in jail and subsequent deportation for stealing a gold chain worth QR200,000 from her employer.

Woman’s death sentence reduced to 15 years in jail

Woman’s death sentence reduced to 15 years in jail

The Court of Appeal has reduced the verdict of a Colombian woman convicted of illicit drug trade from death sentence to 15 years in jail.

Two expats sentenced to 15 years in jail

Two expats sentenced to 15 years in jail

The Court of Appeal has sentenced two expatriate men to 15 years in jail and subsequent deportation for an attempted burglary.

Ruling against expats upheld in money laundering case

Ruling against expats upheld in money laundering case

The Court of Appeal has upheld the ruling of a Doha criminal court sentencing three Asian expatriates to jail for three years each for money laundering.

Jail, deportation for attempt to steal electric cables

Jail, deportation for attempt to steal electric cables

A Doha Court of Appeal has sentenced three Pakistani men to three years in jail and subsequent deportation, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported.

Judge rules out jail time over deadly Villaggio blaze

Judge rules out jail time over deadly Villaggio blaze

A Qatari judge ruled on Monday that no one will serve time in prison for the May 2012 Villaggio mall fire that left 19 dead, including children, local media reported.

Bribery attempt: Court upholds expat’s sentence

Bribery attempt: Court upholds expat’s sentence

The Court of Appeal has upheld a verdict of the Court of First Instance, sentencing an expatriate to one year in jail and imposing a fine of QR1,000 on him for attempting to bribe an officer at the Abu Samra border post.

Three men under trial for alcohol brewing, money laundering

Three men under trial for alcohol brewing, money laundering

Three Korean expatriate men are under trial at the Court of Appeal on money laundering charges, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported.