Crime

Beware of callers offering cash rewards

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: The Secretary- General of Kuwait Banking Association Dr Hamad Al-Hassawi has called on all banks clients to be cautious when responding to telephone calls, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-Hassawi explained there are many fraudsters out there who ask for account and secret pin …

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Huge ‘quantity’ of liquor seized in sting operation

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: Three expatriates were nabbed by antinarcotics men in possession of 171 boxes of imported liquor. Apparently, the Drug Control general Department received information about the activities of an expatriate who traded in alcohol. Acting on information, a team of detectives was formed to bring the suspect …

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Syrian blackmails a bedoun girl

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Police have arrested an unidentified Syrian for threatening to post ‘special’ pictures of a bedoun girl in the social media, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the suspect and the bedoun girl became friends and the former posed as a rich man and said his family …

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Indian held in a hot chase

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Security operatives in a hot chase busted an Indian man who had two bottles of local liquor inside a handbag, as he tried in vain to flee on foot. He was referred to a police station in Mahboula. A Kuwaiti man was caught in Fahaheel area …

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‘Report on doctors jailed incorrect’

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: The Egyptian consulate in Kuwait explained that news item published about the imprisonment of three Egyptian doctors for causing the death of a sick woman by mistake is inaccurate and contradicts the truth, reports Al-Rai daily. In a statement, the consulate said the First Instance Court …

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Iranian carrying drugs in abdomen

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: Officers at the General Custom Department in coordination with Drug Control General Department foiled an attempt by one Iranian national to smuggle a quantity of heroin and opium he had swallowed just before touching down at Kuwait airport. Head of security and investigation, and member of …

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Travel ban on five lawyers

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: The Court of First Instance ordered Ministry of Health and the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) to amend the date of birth on a Saudi national’s birth certificate and Civil ID from 1952 to 1958. On behalf of the plaintiff, Lawyer Jarrah Al-Shuraikah, filed lawsuit …

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Obscene videos of ex-wife sent

KUWAIT CITY, May 14: The Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Bassam Al-Ghuwainam acquitted an individual who was accused of sending obscene videos to his ex-wife. The Public Prosecution had leveled phone-misuse charges against the suspect for deliberately sending the offensive videos to his former wife. The defense counsel Lawyer …

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Three Egyptian doctors get jail for causing death of woman

KUWAIT CITY, May 14: The Misdemeanors Court has sentenced three Egyptian doctors to jail terms ranging from six months to one year and ordered each of them to pay the plaintiff KD 5,001 temporary compensation for their mistake which resulted in the death of a female patient, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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Saudi man not our dad: Kuwaiti sons

KUWAIT CITY, May 14 The Criminal Court presided by Judge Mohammad Al-Otaibi postponed its session until May 27 to hear a Saudi man whose two sons obtaining Kuwaiti citizenship deny their relationship, reports Al-Rai daily. The two sons claim they do not even know the Saudi man. They told the …

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