Crime

Kuwaiti stabbed; Suicide attempted

KUWAIT CITY, June 16: Police are looking for an unidentified person who allegedly stabbed a Kuwaiti during a fight among some youths in Farwaniya and fled the scene, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the victim has been admitted to the Farwaniya Hospital. The cause of the fight is not …

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Liquor peddlers held

KUWAIT CITY, June 16: Personnel from the General Department for Weapons Investigation have arrested two people for trafficking in booze and selling unlicensed arms and ammunition, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, one of the suspects selling arms and ammunition works for the Ministry of Defence and the other a …

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57pc increase as KD 140 m collected in traffic fines

KUWAIT CITY, June 16: In follow-ups on violations and traffic fines resulted in the collection of KD140 million in the past two years as well as the collection of KD26 million electronically during fiscal 2015/2016 — an increase of 57 percent compared to the previous year, Al-Fahad revealed. He also …

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Ethiopian a Ghanaian women, Asian held for prostitution

KUWAIT CITY, June 15: Acting on information and armed with a search and arrest warrant issued by the Public Prosecution, the Farwaniya police raided an apartment in the area and arrested two women — an Ethiopian and a Ghanaian — and an Asian who had gone to seek flesh pleasure, …

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Cross-dressers nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, June 15: Six young men who were seized in front of the Jaber Stadium have been referred to the State Security police, reports Al-Anba daily. During interrogation, the six youths who were dressed as women complete with niqab were carrying women’s handbags, said they were planning to make …

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Around 1m drug pills worth KD 3m in Syrian expat’s car

KUWAIT CITY, June 15: Personnel from the General Department for Drugs have arrested a Syrian, identified as Thamer Mohammed for smuggling into the country one million Captagon tablets with a street value of about KD three million, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The press release …

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Iranian caught smuggling subsidized food

KUWAIT CITY, June 15: An Iranian expatriate was arrested at Doha Port for attempting to smuggle rationed foodstuff to Iran. According to sources, Doha Port customs officers were inspecting boats that were bound for departure from Doha Port when they found large quantities of commodities, which are subsidized by the …

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Pen-gun found in Kuwait hunt for royal

KUWAIT CITY, June 14, (AP): The hunt for a renegade nephew of Kuwait’s Amir has turned up a gun disguised as a pen in his home, adding yet another layer of mystery to a bizarre case involving two other ruling family members and others. Police officers who raided the home …

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DNA tests prove body found belongs to kid gone missing

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: The nine-day search for the missing child Abdulaziz Ahmad Shamlan Al-Azmi, who was born in the year 2000, has ended horrifi cally with an announcement made by Ministry of Interior that the DNA results have proved that the body which was found in Amghara Metal Scrapyard …

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Kuwaiti woman shoplifter; Filipinas nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: A Kuwaiti woman, who was caught shoplifting in Jahra has been referred to the concerned authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect was spotted by the CCTV camera hiding cosmetics in her hand bag. The guards then called the Operations Room of the Ministry …

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