KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: Police have arrested a 17-year-old Jordanian girl for begging for alms in the Mubarakiya market, reports Al-Anba daily. The girl was brought to Kuwait by one of her relatives on a visit visa. Police have seized from her KD 63 and other Gulf currency. She has been handed over to the concerned authority to prepare her deportation from the country. Action also will be taken against the person who sponsored her, say the security sources.
Drug addict arrested: Police have arrested a young bedoun for possessing and consuming drugs, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said a police patrol which had stopped at the red traffic signal in Sulaibiya saw the suspect speeding. The police pursued him until he reached his house but he got out of the car and escaped on foot. In less than a minute, the younger brother of the suspect came out of the house, broke the glass of the vehicle and took from the car three sachets of heroin and sought police help because the elder sibling was reportedly causing problems for the family due to his addiction. At this point the brother appeared and looked disoriented. He was arrested and handed over to the General Department for Drugs Control. The car has been impounded by the police.
One nabbed over brawl: An employee of the Technical Inspection Department is in police custody for using excessive force against a colleague at Jahra Traffic Department, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said two employees were arguing over issues unrelated to work and a third person interfered and joined hands with the second person in an act of aggression that left the first person injured, as indicated by medical report. The second person who was in a disoriented state has since been detained, while the third person did not show up after he left the police station to fetch his civil ID.