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Criminal court to continue hearing on terror cell case

KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The criminal court will continue here Thursday its hearing in the case regarding the terrorist cell implicating 26 defendants, listening to the final statement by the defense lawyers.
During the court session Tuesday's, the testimony of the witness Athby Al-Fahad Al-Sabah was heard.
The court, in previous sessions, listened to a number of defense lawyers, the public prosecution, coroners and a ballistics officer.
It held the first hearing on September 15th, prosecuting 26 persons accused of being members of or affiliated with the secret cell.
The prosecution had accused the defendants of committing acts that violate the State of Kuwait sanctity, collaborating with Iran and Hezbollah for carrying out hostile schemes against the country.
They are also accused of possessing explosives, guns, ammunition, unlicensed eavesdropping devices, with the intention of perpetrating crimes in the country. (end) amn.gta