Crime

DAESH-tied hacker jail extended

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: The Detention Renewal judge has extended the detention of a hacker affiliated to the DAESH group for ten days, as he is under interrogation for joining the outlawed group and recruiting people for the same purpose. The suspect allegedly confessed in front of the prosecution chief …

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Ten beggars arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: Ten male and female Arab beggars were arrested from Fahaheel Market, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Immigration Security officers launched a security campaign in Fahaheel Market based on instructions from Assistant Undersecretary for Residency and Citizenship Affairs Major General Mazen Al-Jarrah. They arrested four male …

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Judge extends detention of embezzler – Defendant’s assets frozen

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: The Detention Extension Judge has, for the second time, extended the detention of the former financial attaché in Kuwait’s health office in Washington for 10 more days. The official has been accused of stealing public funds and embezzling the funds of the health office. The accused …

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Scores of taxis without rate meters impounded – Taxi owners demand justice

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Interior Ministry suddenly swung into action and impounded scores of taxis for not abiding by a government decision which forces them to use the taxi meter, a decision approved by the ministry earlier this month, reports Al-Seyassah daily. A security source the Interior Ministry carried …

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Abandoned cars, groceries lifted

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality collaborated with the Public Hygiene and Road Usage Department of the Capital Municipality to organize a cleaning campaign at Bneid Al-Gar and Jaber Al-Ahmad areas, which led to removal of 54 abandoned vehicles and 2 mobile grocery shops, reports …

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Man on life-term in rape of kid acquitted by court

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Court of Appeals overturned life sentence passed on an Arab expatriate for molesting a minor, and acquitted him of all charges against him. Case files indicated the Public Prosecution charged the expatriate of kidnapping a minor after luring him to drive a vehicle to a …

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172 arrested in Hawally security clampdown

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: An extensive security campaign was launched in Hawally under the supervision of Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Fahad Al-Fahad with the participation of Assistant Undersecretary for Operations Major General Jamal Al-Sayegh and other high-ranking security officials. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security …

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Drugs found on wanted man

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: Security operatives from Ahmadi nabbed a citizen involved in KD 20,000 financial offense for possessing illicit drug known as ‘chemical’, Shabu and equipment for administering narcotics, says Al-Seyassah. The arrest followed instructions issued by the Assistant Undersecretary of Interior Ministry Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah to pursue …

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Police probe cause of death

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Criminal detectives have commenced an intensive investigation to unravel the mystery surrounding the body of an African found by the side of Subbiya Road. Security operatives at the Operations Room dispatched rescue officers, detectives and Criminal Evidences Men to the scene and the remains were taken …

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Asian expats arrested in possession of liquor; Asian liquor peddlers held

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Two Asian expatriates were arrested in Mahboula area in possession of 36 bottles of locally manufactured alcohol, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Mahboula area when they suspected a vehicle and ordered it to pull over. They checked the civil ID of …

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