Crime

80,000 women among 300,000 who broke red signal

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: The statistics issued by the General Traffic Department for 2017, show more than 300,000 people violated the red signal and that 80,000 of them were female motorists, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed security sources. The source added, the statistics also included 37,421direct violations — 29,010 committed …

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Filipina accused ‘Terror’ case adjourned

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14:  The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Nasser Al-Heid reviewed several State Security cases and fraud cases and issued verdicts from case adjournment to reserve for ruling. The court had decided to adjourn to March 14 the case filed against a Filipina who is accused …

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Egyptian held with drugs pills

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: An Egyptian expatriate was arrested in possession of 14,334 Tremadol pills. According to sources, when customs officers received information about a truck arriving from Egypt with large quantities of fruits and vegetables as well as drugs, they coordinated with the Drugs Control General Department (DCGD), seized …

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Young ‘Cell’ member gets 10 years – KD 2,000 bail frees citizen

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: The Criminal Court of Appeals sentenced a 20- year old member of Abdali Cell to 10 years in prison with hard labor in a state security case in which he was charged for conspiring with Iran and Hezbollah to spy and possessing explosives. The convicted citizen …

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Panel to probe student’s death

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Hamed Al-Azmi announced on Tuesday formation of an investigative committee consisting of three bodies from outside the Ministry of Education to probe the death of student Issa Al-Bloushi. The Minister was commenting on MPs’ statements during the …

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Woman not obligated to pay in joint debt

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: The Court of Appeals has canceled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which obligated a Kuwaiti woman to pay KD 150,000 to her ex-husband based on a debt declaration letter she had signed. In a lawsuit filed by the ex-husband, he demanded the …

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Expats found selling, advertising ‘foam’ in festivals to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: Kuwait Municipality has warned Kuwaiti and expatriate shop owners and hawkers who make brisk business by selling or advertising foam during the National Days festivities to abandon the idea, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting the source noted the Municipality will enforce the stiffests penalty against …

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Over 1000 nabbed for various offenses

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13:Public Security Sector embarked on a series of security campaigns from Feb 4-10, which resulted in the arrest of 1,337 individuals for various offenses, reports Al- Seyassah daily. The suspects included 247 people wanted for criminal and civil cases, in addition to absconders. Also, 676 individuals were arrested …

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Five Kuwaiti citizens jailed for joining ‘Qaeda’ terror group

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: Five Kuwaiti citizens who were accused of joining Al-Qaeda terrorist organization have been each sentenced to five-year imprisonment with hard labor by the Criminal Court, says Al-Seyassah. A State Security case had been filed against them and they were charged with joining Al-Qaeda terrorist organization and …

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Lawyer gets jail for forgery – Fake cop robs grocers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: The Criminal Court has sentenced an unidentified lawyer to four years imprisonment with hard labor for forging official papers, reports Al-Anba daily. However, the court ordered the attorney to pay KD 1,000 to suspend the sentence. In the same case, the court acquitted two other lawyers …

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