Gulf Times - Criminal-Court
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.

Motorist jailed for a month, fined for reckless driving

Motorist jailed for a month, fined for reckless driving

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a motorist to one month in jail and a fine of QR10,000 for reckless driving that caused severe injuries to other road users.

Man jailed for 10 years for selling illicit drugs

Man jailed for 10 years for selling illicit drugs

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Yemeni man to 10 years in jail, and imposed a fine of QR200,000 on him for selling and consuming illicit drugs. The court has also ordered his deportation after serving the jail term.

Traveller jailed for 15 years for smuggling hashish

Traveller jailed for 15 years for smuggling hashish

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an Indian traveller to 15 years in jail, a fine of QR500,000 and subsequent deportation for an attempt to smuggle illicit drugs into the country.

Man gets 15-year jail term for 'kidnapping' woman

Man gets 15-year jail term for 'kidnapping' woman

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Palestinian man to 15 years in jail and subsequent deportation for "kidnapping" a woman and stealing some of her possessions.

Three-year jail for expat for faking, selling visas

Three-year jail for expat for faking, selling visas

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Nepalese man to three years in jail and subsequent deportation for counterfeiting the application for 33 business visas and selling entry visas for others.

Five men jailed in absentia for house burglary

Five men jailed in absentia for house burglary

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced in absentia five Sri Lankan men, including those who had come on tourist visa, to five years in jail and subsequent deportation for house burglary.

Court acquits maid accused of stealing gold, cash

Court acquits maid accused of stealing gold, cash

A Doha Criminal Court has acquitted a Sri Lankan maid accused of stealing gold jewellery and some cash from her employer.

Court fines expatriate ambulance driver

Court fines expatriate ambulance driver

A Doha Criminal Court has fined an expatriate ambulance driver QR500 for failing to abide by traffic regulations at an intersection.

Man on trial over death of female security guard

Man on trial over death of female security guard

A Doha Criminal Court is reviewing the case of a Sudanese man accused of killing a female security guard at a private hospital.

Saudi court dismisses Makkah death crane case

Saudi court dismisses Makkah death crane case

A Saudi court on Thursday dismissed charges against 13 accused over a crane collapse that killed dozens at Islam's holiest site, a newspaper reported on its website.

Drugs gang leader sentenced to death

Drugs gang leader sentenced to death

A Doha Criminal Court has convicted five expatriate men for engaging in illicit drugs smuggling and sentenced their leader to death by hanging.