The drug trafficker arrested
3 citizens, bedoun in drug-peddling Toxic waste goes to US: Subaih

KUWAIT CITY, July 22: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Nugra in possession of seven black sachets containing an unidentified drug, three narcotic pills, tools used for drug intake and KD 25 cash. According to security sources, while Hawally securitymen were patrolling Nugra area, they stopped a vehicle that was being driven in an unsteady manner and checked the details of the driver to discover he is a Kuwaiti citizen. Meanwhile, when securitymen stopped a vehicle at a security checkpoint in Nugra area, they detected a strange smell coming from the vehicle. They checked the details of the driver and discovered he is a Kuwaiti citizen. They checked the vehicle and found drugs and hashish.

In addition, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Nugra area when they noticed an individual sitting inside his jeep which he had parked by the roadside. They approached the vehicle and checked the details of the driver to discover he is a 23-year old Kuwaiti citizen. And, officers from Directorate General for Drug Control arrested a Bedoun man and an Arab expatriate for drug trafficking. According to security sources, when the Directorate General for Drug Control received information about a Bedoun selling drugs, they formed a team and investigated to confirm the information.

After observing him and taking necessary legal measures, the officers raided his apartment and found 700 grams of ‘Shapo’ drug.  They arrested the suspect and interrogated him about the source of the drug to discover he had obtained the drugs from an Arab driver of a heavy vehicle. The officers arrested the second suspect and interrogated him during which he confessed that he brought the drugs from a neighboring country.

'70 pc objectives realized' :  Kuwait Municipality has realized more than 70 percent of its objectives despite the challenges, while the number of complaints against it has decreased remarkably, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily quoting Municipality Director General Eng Ahmad Al-Subaih. In an interview with the daily recently, Al-Subaih explained the latest report of the Information and Development Sector in the Municipality highlighted achievements, such as the lesser number of negative comments from the State Audit Bureau on its overall performance. He said no one has ever put pressure on him and the Municipality continues to exert tremendous efforts to better serve the public. On the toxic waste of the US Army, Al-Subaih confirmed all the necessary procedures have been taken to transport this waste to the USA. Al-Subaih also hopes the next National Assembly will not keep development projects in the drawers for more than a month, while voicing objection to the proposed updating of municipal councils in the governorates.

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