Bid to drown ex-wife Ex-candidate held

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: A former National Assembly candidate is said to have beaten his ex-wife and tried to drown her at Yacht Club in Maidan Hawalli.
Security sources told Al-Seyassah a Jordanian lady had called the Operations Room and reported a man was beating one woman at the club and also trying to drown her in water. She also said the man was saying over and over again ‘you should die’, while the woman cried for help.
Acting on information, security operatives rushed to the location and rescued the girl whom they later discovered was a Kuwaiti. The suspect was arrested and referred to the area police station. During investigation, the police discovered the suspect was a former parliamentary candidate and he had lured the ex-wife to the club in an attempt to kill her. The suspect will be referred to public prosecution.

Indian assaulted: A 32-year old Indian expatriate was admitted to Farwaniya Hospital with serious head injury after he was attacked and beaten by a group of Asians in Farwaniya area.
A security source said the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry received a report that an Indian was injured and bleeding in Farwaniya area, so a rescue team rushed to the scene and referred him to the Intensive Care Unit. A case was registered for investigation.
Meanwhile, a Pakistani man sustained serious head injury after he engaged two compatriots in a fight at Nugra area.  Security sources said the Operations Room was notified about the incident by a passerby and a team of rescue men rushed to the scene and referred the injured person to the Mubarak Hospital.
The two compatriots were arrested and referred to the area police station. Investigation revealed that the fight resulted from a previous disagreement.


By: Munaif Nayef and Mishal Al-Sanousi Special to the Arab Times

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