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Quartet panel rounds up 52 teachers for violating Labour Law; Unlicensed weapons, ammunition seized from home of GCC national

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: The Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Ministry of Interior said the officers from the General Weapons Inspection Department confiscated various weapons and ammunition from a GCC national.
In a press statement, the department disclosed the officers acted on a tip off that a GCC national owns unlicensed weapons and ammunition. This has prompted the department to form a team to verify the information.
After collecting information and acquiring legal documents from the Public Prosecution, the officers raided the house of the suspect where they found an AK-47, two pistols – one was disassembled, hunting gun (shozan) and several rounds of ammunition.
The GCC national, together with the confiscated weapons and ammunition, were referred to the concerned security unit where legal measures were taken against him.
Moreover, the department, in coordination with other security sectors, established checkpoints in Kabad, along Wafra road and nearby desert areas.
The Criminal Security Sector affirmed it will continue to collect information and conduct raids as part of its commitment to enforce the law to protect lives and properties.

Teachers rounded up: A quartet committee, comprising of representatives from Ministry of Interior, Kuwait Municipality, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor and Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has rounded up 52 teachers, including 25 working in Ministry of Education, for violating the Labor Law, reports Aljarida daily.
The teachers were rounded up from a private institute in Hawally where they were giving tutorship even though the institute was licensed for computer courses.

Manager to be probed: Ministry of Education will soon refer a school manager to the Legal Affairs Department for questioning her on her decision to extend the school hours to 2:30 pm for supposedly completing the curriculum, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources.
They said she informed parents about the extension of school hours from November 30 to December 2, but she had not taken the permission from the relevant authorities in the ministry.

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