KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: According to statistics issued by the Ministry of Interior, the General Traffic Department has arrested and deported more than 100 people of various nationalities from the country for driving without licence, reports Al-Shahed daily.
The daily added, there are plans to increase the penalties for various traffic offences beginning from January 2017. The daily added, one of the offences is parking vehicles in places designated for the physically handicapped people.
According to a reliable source the fined for committing this violation is KD 10 at the moment which is expected to increase tenfold at the beginning of next year. The other increase in fines will be unveiled soon, the ministry added.
Student harassed: An unidentified professor of a college has been summoned for interrogation by the deanery of the college for harassing a female student and sending her lewd messages on WhatsApp past midnight, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to sources the student and the professor were friends on WhatsApp and they had been chatting with each other for some time, until when the things became serious, the student’s husband got angry and he ordered her to block the messages from the professor. The professor retorted and threatened to fail her in the semester, following which the student filed a complaint with the university management. The investigations are underway to find out why the professor targeted a particular student.
‘Harming child with magic’: A Kuwaiti has filed a complaint with the Taima Police Station accusing his Filipino maid of harming his two-year-old with black magic, reports Al-Shahed daily. The complainant said he based his complaint on the strength of some amulets, talisman and sorcery tools found with the woman. During interrogation, the suspect is said to have admitted to the charge. She has been referred to General Department for Criminal Investigation.