KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department in South Surrah have arrested an Arab businessman who was wanted by law for failing to pay more than 22 million dinars debt, violating the residence law since July 25, 2018, and on Oct 1, 2019 was banned from entering Kuwait, because he has been convicted of fraud in several cases, reports Al-Anba daily.
However, what is strange is the man had been sentenced in absentia to two years imprisonment, wanted to serve different jail terms in 13 cases; the Commercial Affairs Prosecution had also issued 5 arrest warrants against him for issuing dud checks to cover his debt.
The daily added, the man was arrested after informed reached the security authorities that the wanted man was holed in Dasmah area. The source said the security authorities were baffled because it was difficult to know whether the man who has been identified only as K.A., was inside the country or had left illegally to an unknown destination until authorities received a tip-off that he was living inside one of the villas in Dasmah and rarely ventured out of his luxurious home. Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) lay in ambush outside at exactly 7:15 pm Thursday, on Aug 27, arrested him and referred him to the authorities.