KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: During a crackdown to ensure the validity of foodstuffs sold to customers by restaurants, stores and central markets, the Markets and Foodstuffs sector of the Municipality has confiscated 140 kilos of fish unfit for human consumption and issued 39 citations for various reasons, reports Al-Rai daily. Some of the citations were issued against employees handling the foodstuffs because they did not carry the health certificates. Director of follow-up services of at the Municipality Eman Al-Kandari has stressed of the keenness of Municipality inspectors to apply the laws strictly.
Lankan held with local liquor
A Sri Lankan expatriate, who is wanted by law for a debt worth KD 700, was arrested in Mangaf area in possession of 64 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Mangaf area when they noticed a man sitting inside a vehicle that was parked in an open ground in Mangaf area. Securitymen approached the vehicle and checked the details of the driver to discover he is a Sri Lankan expatriate who is wanted by law for a debt worth KD 700 he owed a telecommunication company. They checked his vehicle to find 64 bottles of locally manufactured liquor inside the trunk of the vehicle. The suspect was arrested and referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action
By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff