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Around 121 persons held in 3-day Ahmadi vice raids Huge liquor factory discovered

 KUWAIT CITY, June 10: The Operations and Patrol Management Sector of Ahmadi Security Directorate arrested 121 individuals, raided an illegal liquor factory, seized 38 vehicles and issued 33 citations against various traffic violations during a number of inspection campaigns they launched throughout Ahmadi Governorate from June 5 — 8, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

According to security sources, the surprise inspection team followed a specific security strategy for holding surprise security campaigns during the aforementioned period. The officers discovered an illegal liquor factory in the governorate from where they confiscated 125 barrels, 10 gas cylinders, refinery equipments and 180 bottles of brewed liquor. They also seized five vehicles that were registered in cases and 33 others against which citations were issued for traffic violations. They referred these vehicles to the Seized Vehicle Garage.

Among the arrested individuals, four were found in possession of drugs, tools used for consuming drugs and 20 liquor bottles. They arrested 27 hawkers including three women as well as two Kuwaiti citizens wanted by law and in possession of drugs and sharp objects. Officers arrested three Asian expatriates in possession of 52 bottles of locally brewed liquor and one wanted individual in possession of a pack of hashish.

Out of the 85 individuals arrested for violating the Residency Law, one was wanted by law for impersonation and officers found three narcotic pills, hashish and drug-intake tools with him. All arrested suspects were referred with the confiscated items to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against them. Sources affirmed that Ahmadi Security Directorate will continue to launch such security campaigns in all areas of the governorate to arrest the violators of law and traffic rules.

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