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Kuwaiti sentenced to 10 years for petrol bomb Tweet

Man is convicted of posting a diagram of how to make a Molotov cocktail on Twitter last July

Kuwaiti sentenced to 10 years for petrol bomb Tweet

A Kuwaiti has been jailed for 10 years for posting on Twitter a diagram of how a petrol bomb is made, Kuwait Times reported.

Sager Al Hashash was reportedly convicted of inciting attacks on police, providing training on the manufacture of Molotov cocktails, taking part in an unlicensed protest, and disobeying police orders.

He sent the Tweet in July but later left the country and was tried in absentia, Kuwait Times said.

In January, he was also sentenced to 20 months jail for insulting the Amir.

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