Crime

33 cars seized in crackdown on ‘drifters’

KUWAIT CITY, May 20: Staff Security campaigns launched by officers from the Public Security sector in Jahra and Ahmadi governorates resulted in the issuance of 263 citations, arrest of 33 reckless drivers and confiscation of their vehicles. According to security sources, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at Ministry of …

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Eye on terror-tied Kuwaitis – 13 expats face deportation

KUWAIT CITY, May 19: Kuwaitis who are suspected of terrorist activities overseas are not more than 100, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The same sources in the meantime said the security authorities in Kuwait are monitoring the activities of hundreds of other Kuwaitis who are believed to be financing …

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Deportation time for illegals, thieves, felons sees decline

KUWAIT CITY, May 19: The Deportation Center administration is said to have deported from the beginning of 2018 until last Tuesday, May 15, 2018, about 8,000 inmates which roughly works out to 59 detainees every day, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The sources said unlike earlier times, people who …

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Kuwaiti man swindles compatriot woman

KUWAIT CITY, May 19: Police have arrested a Kuwaiti man for swindling a compatriot woman, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect reportedly convinced the woman to open a beauty parlor in partnership with him and took KD 6,000 from her as advance. After taking the money he did not show his …

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Masked men sought as cash van robbed

KUWAIT CITY, May 19: Police are looking for two unidentified masked men for stealing more than KD 200,000 from a car belonging to money exchange company, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said according to a complaint filed by an Indian with the Salhiya Police Station, he and an Iranian …

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Kuwaiti acquitted in money laundering

KUWAIT CITY, May 19: The Criminal Court has acquitted a citizen of money laundering and usury involving KD 18,000. Earlier, the Public Prosecution Department pressed charges against the suspect for laundering KD 18,300 in five months, indicating he deliberately acquired, possessed and used the sum before transferring it with full …

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90 illegals, absconders held in Farwaniya police swoop

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Ahmadi securitymen arrested two Asian expatriates in Abu Halifa in possession of 33 bottles of liquor. The officers were on a round of Ahmadi governorate when they spotted a Japanese-made vehicle and ordered the driver and his companion to pull up for checking. It was then …

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Gay men stay together after foreign marriage?

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: In an unprecedented event, two gay men have taken a flat in Salmiya area to live together as a couple after getting married in Amsterdam, says Al-Seyassah. Video of the couple has gone viral as users of social media condemn the act. Owner of the video …

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6 cars seized, 48 citations issued

KUWAIT CITY, May 17: Ahmadi securitymen launched a campaign targeting reckless drivers in various parts of Ahmadi Governorate, resulting in the impounding of six vehicles and issuance of 48 traffic citations. This came after Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safah formed a team that conducted the surprise campaign. A security …

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Kuwait cultural office in US ‘warns’ students about fraud calls, messages

Be circumspect in dealing with people who claim cultural office ties WASHINGTON, May 17, (KUNA): Kuwait’s cultural office in Washington DC called Wednesday on Kuwaiti students to be cautious when receiving false telephone calls, e-mails, or internet messages from fraudsters who claim to provide services for a fee. “We call …

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