KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: The General Cleaning Department and Road Works at Hawally Municipality seized 125 cars and 5 boats during a campaign on abandoned and scrap cars that they launched in several areas within Hawally Governorate, reports Al-Seyassah daily.
Director of the department Saad Al-Jalawi explained in a statement that the department will hold such campaigns in residential and commercial areas with the aim of eradicating the phenomenon of abandoned vehicles, in line with article No. 9 of Cleanliness and Waste Transfer Regulations of law No. 190/2008.
This law stipulates that owners of scrap and abandoned cars have to transfer them to the place allocated for them by Kuwait Municipality instead of leaving them in the streets, pavements, yards and public places.
The municipality can seize these vehicles 48 hours after stickers are placed on the vehicles to warn their owners. The Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality urges all citizens and residents to contact the hotline No. 1844448 or through the municipality’s account on social media ‘@kuwmun’ to report any complaints related to municipal work.
Kuwaiti steals phone: A 1991- born Kuwaiti youth was arrested for stealing a mobile phone from a store in Salmiya area, says Al-Seyassah. According to a security source, the Indian shop attendant lodged a complaint at Salmiya Police Station against a youth who stole a mobile phone when he was busy attending to some customers who were demanding for telephone lines. The officers used the suspect’s description given by the store attendant to trace him and eventually arrest him. They discovered that he is a Kuwaiti citizen who is wanted by law for breach of financial trust running into KD 800.
Son beats up mother: A Kuwaiti woman has filed a complaint with the Jahra Police Station accusing her son of assaulting her when he was under the influence of alcohol, reports Al-Anba daily. In her complaint to the police the woman said the son always beat her but she never complained, but now she could no longer bear it.