KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Personnel from the Jahra Security Directorate have arrested a bedoun who was wanted by law in many criminal cases and had been sentenced in absentia for stealing expensive cars, reports Al-Shahed daily. The arrest came during routine patrolling. At the time of arrest he was driving one of the stolen luxury cars in Taima. During interrogation, the thief not only admitted to the charge but guided police to six places from where he had stolen cars — Sharq, Mubarakiya and Kabad livestock pens. The suspect has also give police the names of his accomplices.
5 people held: The Hawally Investigations Department have arrested five people – two of them young women – for performing satanic rituals inside an apartment in Hawally, reports Al-Shahed daily. The arrest came after the Hawalli Security Directorate was informed about the suspicious activities of the group who were seen frequently entering the area wearing strange clothes and carrying with them dead birds. The directorate then issued a search and arrest warrant and caught the suspects red-handed. Police found with the suspects dead birds and other strange items. They have been referred to the Criminal Investigations Department to complete interrogations.
Ex-lover’s bag stolen: When a young Kuwaiti woman filed a complaint with a police station accusing a young Iraqi of assaulting her and stealing her handbag police raided his home and took him in custody, reports Al-Rai daily. At a police station the man admitted to the charge and said the woman had borrowed KD 500 from him when he was in love with her and after they broke up, she refused to return the money. He also said he had no other option but to ‘steal’ her handbag.
Hashish seized: The Nuwaiseeb customs officers recently foiled the attempt by a Kuwaiti to smuggle hashish into the country, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the suspect arrived at the border post in his vehicle from a neighboring country and when police checked his vehicle, they found hashish stuffed cigarettes. The suspect and the contrabands have been referred to the concerned authorities.