Crime

Ethiopian gang of ‘flesh traders’ nabbed – Filipino aborting ‘love child’

KUWAIT CITY, July 21: An Ethiopian pimp and 31 compatriot women were arrested for involvement in flesh trade in Mahboula and Abu Halifa, reports Al-Rai daily. Acting on a tip-off, the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry dispatched security teams who raided the apartments where they caught the abovementioned persons …

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Appeals court upholds death for Abdali cell member

KUWAIT CITY, July 21, (RTRS): A Kuwaiti appeals court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of a man convicted of spying for Iran as part of a cell which Kuwait said was trying to destabilise the State on behalf of Tehran. Iran has denied any links to the alleged cell. …

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Visa flouters nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: Based on instructions from the acting Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major General Adeeb Swedan, security operatives launched a campaign in Capital governorate covering Sharq Industrial Area and its surroundings, and arrested 40 visa 20 holders working in commercial shops in violation of law. …

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Indonesian maid’s sponsor nabs Bangladeshi lover fleeing naked

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: A Bangladeshi man was referred to the Public Prosecution for sneaking into the house of a Kuwaiti family in Mahboula, reports Al-Shahed daily. A security source said the citizen heard giggles inside the room of his Indonesian housemaid. When he went to the room, the intruder …

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Bangladeshi Copper thieves held

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: Two Bangladeshi expatriates were arrested for selling stolen state-owned copper cables. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the ministry’s Public Relations and Security Media Department explained that Jahra Security Directorate launched investigations after receiving information about a 1954-born Bangladeshi expatriate who was selling …

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Gang of Egyptian drug peddlers nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: A gang of six Egyptians were arrested for drug peddling and possessing 1,427 ‘Tremadol’ narcotic pills. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the ministry’s Public Relations and Security Media Department explained that the General Department for Criminal Evidences received information about a 1988-born …

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Sri Lankan Maid aborts baby; Dead sheep meat sold

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: A 46-year-old Sri Lankan housemaid was rushed to the hospital after aborting her baby in the bathroom of her sponsor’s house in Sabahiya, reports Al-Anba daily. The housemaid admitted to having illegitimate relation with a compatriot and police are now looking for him. Dead sheep meat …

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Drugs found on wanted Kuwaiti man

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: A wanted Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Fahaheel area in possession of drugs. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Fahaheel area when they noticed two vehicles with motorists inside them in a lot. As they approached the vehicles, the motorists drove away. Securitymen chased …

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3-man gang of thieves busted – Generators, cars stolen

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have busted a three-man gang involved in stealing power generators, cars and chalets on wheels, reports Al-Jaridah daily. The gang consisted of two Kuwaitis – one of them a former employee of the Ministry of Interior who was discharged from …

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‘Customs lacks staff, tech to track drug traces in e-shisha’ – Smoke laced with marijuana, meth flavours

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Smokers of electronic shisha with marijuana and meth drug fl avors seem to be outside the scope of monitoring due to the absence of surveillance while accountability is buffered by the concerned authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. ] The General Customs Administration has been unable to inspect …

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