KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: Kuwait Municipality announced the closure of 20 café joints and demolition of 16 illegal structures such as tents, sheds and gardens in Capital Governorate during extensive campaigns launched by Capital Emergency Team of closed cabins in Salhiya, Mirqab, Bneid Al-Gar and Coastal Area. The officials discovered some immoral activities taking place in some of the café joints due to which they were closed down based on the directives of Director of Capital Municipality Eng. Saud Al-Enzi.
Probe hampered: Police investigating continue in the mysterious death of an unidentified young woman whose charred remains were found inside a car in Abdullah Al-Mubarak, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, police will summon the kin of all people who had filed missing persons report on their loved ones to check on their fingerprints to see if they match with those of the victim. The source pointed out non-existence of a DNA databank for every person living in Kuwait hinders the work of local police. On the issue of the remains of a person who was found dead in Khaitan, personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have taken the prints from one finger, but fear catching the suspect may be difficult if the suspect was a violator of the law or someone who came to the country on visit visa, committed the crime and left.
Funds misappropriated: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched inspection campaigns on 25 companies involved in overseas treatment after significant increase in irregularities in the recent period, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to reliable sources the manipulation in the bills amount to about KD 4.6 million dinars, pointing out that the ministry has asked the files of companies to be sent for inspection to check the financial statements in the context of tightening control pursued by the ministry on the offending companies. The sources stressed the ministry will begin a comprehensive monitoring campaign starting next month on such companies to eliminate the irregularitie