Crime

Govt staff face 7 years in prison for faking sick leave, presence

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The Criminal Investigation Department has taken an unprecedented step and assigned securitymen at some government services agencies to monitor employees, and report those who are found to be negligent and lazy in performing their duties, reports Al- Qabas daily. According to reliable sources 600 employees have …

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Revenge rape in Salmiya apartment?

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Believe it or not. A 33-year-old Arab woman has filed a complaint with the Salmiya Police Station accusing a 36-year-old Kuwaiti and his twin sister of breaking into her apartment in Salmiya, threatening her with a knife and forcing a compatriot who was with her in …

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Fodder fire near Al-Salmi controlled; ‘Drifter’ nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The huge fire that broke out at an open area used for storying fodder at km. 1 of Al-Salmi highway last night was controlled, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced Wednesday. Fire engines from Al-Jahra, Al-Ardiya and Al-Salmi rushed to the site and battled the fire …

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Bangladeshi taxi driver robbed in Salmiya

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Two passengers in a roaming taxi stole the driver’s wallet at knife point and escaped in Salmiya area, says Al-Seyassah. The Bangladeshi taxi driver went to Salmiya police station and lodged a complaint against the two suspects. He narrated the men waived him down and requested …

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Man charred to death in mishap

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The driver of a Japanese-made vehicle perished when his vehicle went up in flames on Kabad Motorway. A rescue team was dispatched to the scene by the Operations Room of the Fire Department after receiving information about the incident. They doused the flames and removed the …

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Medicines in ‘baqala’?

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Officers affiliated to the Farwaniya Security Directorate arrested an Asian expatriate for selling subsidized medicines of the Health Ministry at an unlicensed shop in Jleeb Shuyoukh area. Public Relations and Security Media Department at the Ministry of Interior stated the sector in coordination with Health Ministry …

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Docus forged Man acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Ali Mohammad Al-Re’a nullified the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced a Kuwaiti man to 28 months in prison with hard labor over alleged falsification of official documents and stamps belonging to a Kuwaiti embassy. The …

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Death of siblings mystery uncovered

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department have unraveled the mystery of two siblings, 5 and 7 years old respectively, who died in their family house in Ishbiliya area recently. The children are believed to have died after inhaling pesticide the father sprayed inside their room while …

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Court orders KU pay students allowance

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: In a verdict, which represents victory for children of Kuwaiti women and non-Kuwaiti men, the Court of First Instance ordered Kuwait University to pay students allowance retroactively from four years to two students, whose mother is a Kuwaiti, after they were excluded from the allowance due …

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