Former Kuwaiti minister detained over critical column: website

January 11, 2015 5:16 PM

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait has detained a former information minister for publishing a column alleging misuse of state funds in an online newspaper he supervises, its website reported on Sunday.

A court last week sentenced Saad bin Tiflah al-Ajmi, founder and consultant for the online news website, in abstentia to one week in prison.

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