Kuwait refers 26 to court after weapons bust, alleging 'furtive contacts' to Iran, Hezbollah

September 1, 2015 3:27 PM

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KUWAIT CITY – Kuwait's public prosecutor says his office has referred 26 people to court on allegations that include illegal weapons possession, committing acts harmful to the country's unity, and having "furtive contacts" with Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

The official Kuwait News Agency cited a statement from prosecutor Dherar al-Asousi saying that the accused include 25 Kuwaitis and one Iranian. All but three of the suspects are in custody.

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