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MoI photo Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah and Lt Colonel Al-Sabeel taking a round in Jahra market.
Police hunt motorist in kidnap of Jahra hospital female nurse 6 hurt in firing by top officer

KUWAIT CITY, March 10:  Six youths were injured, including a 16-year-old Kuwaiti boy who sustained an eye injury, when a police officer with the rank of major employed at the Interior Ministry stormed into a diwaniya in Saad Al-Abullah where he beat the victims and also fired a gun.  Luckily, none of the youths suffered from gunshot wounds. Jahra securitymen and medical emergency workers rushed to the location after the Operations Room at the ministry received information on the incident.  They found the youths, whose ages range from 16 to 24 years old, with injuries in different parts of their bodies.
During interrogation, the youths disclosed they were surprised when the officer, who happens to be their neighbor, stormed into the diwaniya.  He attacked them and fired at the ceiling of the diwaniya.  Five of the youths suffered minor injuries while one got an eye injury so he was taken to Jahra Hospital.  The youths added that when the officer went out of the diwaniya, he fired at a vehicle in which there were two persons without causing injuries to the latter.When the officer was subjected to investigation, he accused his neighbor of kidnapping his wife and daughter.   It is worth mentioning that some high-ranking officials were present at the crime scene.
Agencies add:
Nurse kidnapped: Police are looking for an unidentified motorist for kidnapping a female Arab nurse working for the Jahra Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added the Interior Ministry has issued a directive to look for the nurse and the kidnapper. Security sources, without giving details of the incident, said the nurse was kidnapped while she was on her way home after work.
Woman harassed: A Kuwaiti woman has filed a complaint with the police accusing an unidentified person of harassing and molesting her sister in public, reports Al-Anba daily. Police are looking for the suspect.
Bedoun nabbed: The Jahra police have arrested an armed bedoun and are looking for four others, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, a police patrol saw the men attempting to break into a tent and when they saw the securitymen they escaped. According to security sources the arrest came when a Kuwaiti saw the suspects attempting to break into the owner’s tent and informed police. During initial interrogation the suspect said the motive was to steal valuables. The bedoun has been referred for further interrogation to find out if the gang was involved in other thefts.
Indian robbed: An Indian man has filed a complaint with the police accusing two unidentified persons of stealing his money, reports Alam Alyawm daily. According to the victim his employer gave a cheque for KD 500 covering his back pay. After he cashed the cheque he was on his way home. The suspects who may have been watching him from the time he left the bank with the money stopped him when he reached some distance from the bank, beat him and stole his money. He told the police the men claimed they were police and demanded to see his ID. After he pulled out the wallet the money snatched the money and escaped. The victim is said to have identified the suspects from the CCTV footage. Police are looking for them.
Home burglary: A Lebanese man, whose identity has not been disclosed, has filed a complaint with the Maidan Hawalli Police Station accusing unidentified thieves of breaking into his apartment and stealing KD 180 and $500 from the safe, reports Alam Alyawm daily. The man in his complaint said he discovered the theft when he returned from work. Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have lifted fingerprints.
Women assaulted: Police have arrested two unidentified youths for assaulting two young Kuwaiti women and their driver, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came after the father filed a complaint with the area police station where the incident happened based on the description of the suspects provided by the victims. The daily added, the incident happened in the parking lot of a cooperative society. The suspects after the incident reportedly got behind the wheel and escaped.Police records show the men were wanted by police in theft cases and had earlier been sentenced in absentia.
They were picked from their apartment.
Delivery boy robbed: An Indian who works as delivery person for a fast food restaurant has filed a complaint with the police accusing an unidentified person of stealing his wallet containing KD 40 and his civil ID, reports Al-Anba daily. The theft occurred past midnight when he was fast asleep. Police are looking for the suspect. Meanwhile, a Sri Lankan man has filed a complaint with the police accusing two compatriots and an unidentified person of robbing him, reports Al-Anba daily. In his complaint to the Mina Abdullah police the man said when he was on his way home they stopped him, beat him and stole KD 180. He has submitted a medical report showing injuries on his body.
Wanted man held: The Hawalli police have arrested an unidentified Arab man who had been sentenced in absentia for possessing hashish, reports Al-Anba daily. The trafficker has been handed over to the Sentences Enforcement Department.
Check on vice in Jahra raids : Jahra Security Director Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah along with the Head of Support Patrols Lt Colonel Mutair Al-Sabeel launched security campaigns in Jahra area. However, no violations were registered. According to security sources, Major General Al-Tarrah and Lt Colonel Al-Sabeel inspected cafÈs in Jahra area to ensure no violations or immoral activities were being committed. However, they did not discover any violations against the law. They revealed that such sudden security campaigns will be continued in the governorate to ensure its security.
By Munaif Nayef 
Al-Seyassah staff

By: Munaif Nayef

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