Wednesday , July 18 2018

Crime

Police arrest 3 Yemeni infiltrators

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: Three Yemenis were arrested for entering the country illegally and hiding inside the house of one of their relatives in Abu Halifa, reports Al Shahed daily. The trio managed to enter the country illegally through one of the borders. When securitymen received information about the suspect, …

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Over 60 domestics caught working in cafes for men

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: The joint committee affiliated to the Council of Ministers in coordination with securitymen from Ministry of Interior carried out a campaign targeting violators of residency law from cafés in Hawally area. During the campaign, more than 60 female domestic workers were arrested for working in cafés …

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Judge extends jail for Filipina

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: The Criminal Court judge has renewed detention of a Filipino woman, who was arrested for her links with terrorist group ISIL, for 10 more days. In Thursday’s session, the accused appeared before the judge during which she admitted all the charges leveled against her, whereas her …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti man of carrying & selling drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: The Misdemeanor Court presided over by Judge Ahmad Al-Yasin acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing methamphetamine with the intention of consuming and selling them. According to the case file, an officer from the Drugs Control General Department revealed that the department received a …

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Rape bid in lift on Ethiopian woman

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: An unknown individual tried to rape an Ethiopian woman inside the elevator of a residential building in Mangaf area, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to sources, when the victim entered the lift, the suspect grabbed her and tried to rape her. However, hearing the victim’s screams, her …

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Two in custody for buying Kuwaiti citizenship

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11: Two naturalized Kuwaitis of Saudi origin were arrested for buying their Kuwaiti citizenship from a Kuwaiti for KD 45,000, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspects have been receiving all privileges granted to Kuwaiti citizens for years until Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs in the Interior …

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Sheep pens, food stores targeted – Raids in Al-Rai, Shuwaikh

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 11, (KUNA): The Municipality’s emergency team conducted on Thursday a broad inspection campaign in the areas of Al-Rai and Al-Shuwaikh, which focused on sheep pens and food storages. The operation was carried out as a preparatory measure before Eid Al-Adha, where a ton of rancid food was …

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Interior in major drug bust

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced on Wednesday that it has confiscated 1.5 million pills of the amphetamine-like drug Captagon, which were stashed in two containers that came from Ukraine. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah oversaw the seizure …

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‘Around 150,000 Arabs, Asians are staying illegally in country’ – ‘Violators shift jobs, homes to escape police checks’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: Around 150,0- 00 expatriates, mostly Egyptians and Asians, are currently registered as violators of the Residency Law, reports Al-Shahed daily. These expatriates came to the country on work permits and sponsored by companies and institutions, but most of them are now holding expired civil IDs. This …

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‘Missing’ woman back from US

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: Officers at Kuwait International Airport arrested a Kuwaiti woman who was referred to the Public Prosecution for traveling illegally to the United States of America, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the woman was reported missing by her family in Jahra three months ago and …

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