Crime

US soldier perishes, two colleagues suffer injuries as their car flips over

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: A US soldier died and two of his colleagues suffered various degrees of injuries as their car somersaulted on Artal Road. Rescue officers from Jahra Patrol Sector, Public Security Department and paramedics went to the scene shortly after the Operations Room received a distress call concerning …

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Three bottles of alcohol seized from Bedoun

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Ahmadi securitymen arrested a Bedoun youth who was on his way to a night party in Mahboula with three bottles of alcohol in his possession. While patrolling the area, the officers got suspicious of the youth as he was dancing inside the car. When the officers …

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Mandoub’s 1-yr jail term with hard labor quashed – Iraqi acquitted in drug case

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The Court of Appeals nullified the verdict of the Court of First Instance that sentenced an Egyptian company representative (mandoub) in absentia to one year imprisonment with hard labor over alleged breach of trust and embezzlement of KD 3,000. The appellate court acquitted the defendant. The …

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KD 23,000 found on Syrian woman caught for begging – Indian attempts suicide, compatriot held with liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Officers from Ahmadi Security Directorate arrested a Syrian woman for begging. She was in possession of KD 23,000. A security source said officers on tour of duty of Fahaheel market area observed the woman as she approached passersby to ask for money, claiming she had a …

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Kuwaiti, Lebanese women killed in domestic dispute

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Kuwait Friday witnessed two murder crimes in two separate families, which indicate the prevalence of the phenomenon of domestic violence in the society. In the first incident, a Kuwaiti citizen residing in Adan area killed his daughter by battering, burning and strangling her under the claim …

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Egyptian held for molesting Filipina – Overtaken by her beauty

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The Khaitan police have arrested an unidentified 33-year-old Egyptian for harassing and molesting a Filipina, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came after the Filipina filed a complaint with the police station. In her complaint the woman said while she was getting down from the bus, the …

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UK woman says kidnapped, assaulted by Kuwaiti citizen – European selling fake cheques

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Police are investigating a complaint filed by a British woman at the Ahmadi Police Station accusing a Kuwaiti of kidnapping her and assaulting her, reports Al-Anba daily. The woman told the police the incident happened about a week ago. According to the narration of the victim, …

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Bangladeshi and a Nepali caught selling ‘ration’ food

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: Personnel from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry with the help of police have arrested two men – a Bangladeshi and a Nepali – for storing and selling subsidized foodstuffs meant for Kuwaitis after changing the original packing, reports Al-Qabas daily. A security source when police …

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‘Arriving, departing passengers to be physically searched’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: Official directives have been issued to physically search arriving and departing passengers at Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Shahid daily. In his statement, Director General of Airport Security Brigadier Waleed Al-Saleh affirmed that this year is considered special for Kuwait, as the summer season coincided with the …

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‘Police cannot search vehicle unless hard evidence found’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: The Court of Appeals has issued a verdict which affirmed that it is permissible for securitymen to search a vehicle only if they see “a bottle of liquor for example” in the possession of the driver. This ruling reiterates the regulations to be followed by securitymen …

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