16 January, 2007

Bob Dylan said it best

KUWAIT CITY - A court has convicted a member of Kuwait's ruling family for drug trafficking and it condemned him to death, according to a ruling obtained Monday.

Read it here

Makes one wonder and others shiver in their timbers.

5 comments:

black belt shokotan, 1st dan said...

hmmm. if only they were brave to do it here in the uae!

nzm said...

The (money) laundering was done by investing the money in real estate in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates.

Oops.

Surely they must have got that wrong!

Anonymous said...

hmm.. nzm re-read the article and look for the name of a lawyer whose name starts with Na...
He is a partner in second tier real estate development company in Dubai. Something that stars with H....
They raised a lot of money from a certain Kuwaiti royal. Guess they will not have to refund it.

nzm said...

Anon @ 10:59: I was being tongue-in-cheek, but thanks for the extra info as I hadn't made that connection.

No wonder he's hailing the verdict and sentence!!

J. Edward Tremlett said...

i thought it amusing that not only is he going to die, but he has to pay a fine, too. Talk about adding insult to injury!

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