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Man held for forging KD 20 bills, carrying drugs, arms Suspect says posted clip for fun

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: A young Kuwaiti man was arrested for forging KD20 banknotes, as well as possession of drugs, liquor, unlicensed weapons, sword and other sharp objects. The arrest happened after the suspect published on a social networking site a video of himself forging Kuwaiti dinar banknotes while he was showing hashish and alcoholic drinks. The video clip went viral and the information reached the concerned authorities.

This prompted the Criminal Evidence General Department to form a security team as per the directive of Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs Major General Abdulhamid Al-Awadi and Director for Management Brigadier Mahmoud Al-Tabakh.

The team obtained a warrant from the Public Prosecution to raid the suspect’s house in Zahra where they found hashish, some bottles of liquor, unlicensed weapons, sword, other sharp objects and a machine he used for forging banknotes. During interrogation, the suspect said he posted the video online for fun and that he works as a labor contractor at the Ministry of Oil. A case was registered and the citizen was referred to the concerned security department for the necessary legal action.

Two maids sought: Police are looking for two Ethiopian housemaids for stealing KD 990 from their sponsor’s home in Mubarak Al- Kabir, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily did not give more details. Meanwhile, police are looking for an unidentified person for breaking into the vehicle of a Kuwaiti in South Surrah and stealing only KD 2 and breaking the glass which cost KD 50, reports Al-Anba daily, reports Al-Anba daily.

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