Tuesday , October 17 2017

Crime

Kuwaiti student ‘shot’ in leg in fight over right to park in Jordan

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Jordanian security authorities are looking for a Jordanian student and two others who shot a Kuwaiti student in Pharmacy College of Al-Isra University, reports Al-Rai daily. Reportedly, an argument broke out between two Kuwaiti brothers and three Jordanian students concerning the right to park. One of …

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Illegal expats staying on rooftops arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Securitymen from the Capital Governorate have arrested 18 people of various nationalities who were staying in tin houses on the rooftop of residential buildings overlooking Mubarakiya, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, the arrest came after police received a tip-off from undisclosed sources that people …

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Filipina held captive for 4 days attempts suicide

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: A 33-year old Filipina woman tried to commit suicide after she was kept captive for four days inside an apartment in Hawally area, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to an officer of Hawally Fire Station Captain Shamlan Al-Hassawi, when they received a call from a passerby about …

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Fake Kuwaiti cop nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: The Jahra police have arrested a Kuwaiti for impersonating police and referred him to authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said the suspect was caught red-handed using a blue police fl asher light on his vehicle. When the police patrol car asked the man to show …

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Corpse of Arab expat pulled from sea

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Marine firefighters have recovered the corpse of a 43-year-old Arab expatriate which was found floating near the northern pier of the Ahmadi port, says a press statement issued by the Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD). The statement said when the Operations Room of the KFSD received …

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Court suspends jail, acquits Kuwaiti citizen in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of the First Instance Court, which had earlier imposed five-year jail term and fine of KD5,000 on a citizen for the possession of narcotics. According to the arresting officer, he was patrolling in Salmiya when he spotted a car …

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Many sealed as cafe owners get 2 days to remove cabins

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: Kuwait Municipality has called on owners of cafés and restaurants to quickly remove all types of cabins and enclosed quarters, as it is keen on ensuring that rules and regulations concerning commercial outlets, such as restaurants, are strictly followed. The Municipality stressed that the Control and …

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US woman seeks release of daughter in Kuwait jail – Girl serving long term in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: American Woman Michelle Jackson is collecting signatures to be presented to the US and Kuwaiti government seeking the release of her daughter who is serving time in Kuwaiti prisons, reports Al-Rai daily. The mother said her daughter was arrested by the Kuwaiti authorities along with her …

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Two Arab expatriates wanted in thefts nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: Two Arab expatriates were arrested for committing a series of robberies with the use of violence and impersonation of police, whereas the total value of the stolen items, including 17 mobile phones, is estimated at KD 46,500 among other unreported incidents. The security officers received information …

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Defence worker in weapons business – Man hiding guns in farm

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: Plainclothes police from the Weapons Inspection Department, in two separate incidents have arrested two people — an employee of the Ministry of Defence for trading in unlicensed weapons and an unemployed person for hiding five guns and a quantity of ammunition on his farm in Wafra, …

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