Kuwait’s Sabah Jaber Al-Mubarak

Kuwaiti sheikh jailed in $1bn graft case

Issue 1167 - 21 Apr 2023 | 1 minute read

In Kuwait, the court’s willingness to hold members of its ruling family to account has been revived, with a ten-year prison sentence handed to Sheikh Sabah Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, son of the former premier Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, for his role in a $1bn corruption case.

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