KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The General Traffic Department conducted a number of traffic campaigns in all governorates of Kuwait from April 2 to April 8 with the aim of preserving safety for the road users and ensuring the traffic laws are implemented by everyone. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, these campaigns resulted in the issuance of 34,501 traffic citations. In addition, 536 vehicles and 13 motorbikes were seized and 103 people were detained in traffic custody as well as two expatriates were referred to the deportation center for driving without a driving license. The smart security patrol cars found seven vehicles that are wanted for various cases.
Meanwhile, the Public Relations and Media Department of Kuwait Municipality revealed that emergency teams of Capital Municipality launched several campaigns to remove transgressions on state properties in Jaber Al-Ahmad Block 6 and North-West Sulaibikhat Block 2 areas, reports Al-Seyassah daily.
The campaigns resulted in the issuance of 221 citations and removal of 108 violating properties, which included iron and wooden fences or walls and tents. Also, two shops in Mubarakiya area were closed down due to similar violations. The department revealed about another intensive campaign to be held next Monday with full support of security forces from Ministry of Interior. In another development, the Municipal Services Inspection and Followup Department of Jahra Municipality launched an inspection campaign on commercial shops that are in violation of advertisement regulations. During the campaigns, 27 citations were issued including 12 for displaying unlicensed advertisements, nine for adding unlicensed advertisements, four for non-renewal of advertisements and two for not putting an identification advertisement.
Sisters abuse cop: An officer affiliated to Public Security Department filed a complaint against two sisters in a vehicle who verbally abused him when he stopped them for questioning, says Al-Seyassah. He provided their details to the police and a case was registered against them.