Monday , September 24 2018


Shimmari, tried by Aussie court for allegedly supporting IS, a ‘bedoun’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: Mohammad Mutlaq Hantoush Keyad Al-Shimmari who is being tried by an Australian court for allegedly openly professing his supporting for the Islamic State or the so-called DAESH is a bedoun, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources the suspect was born in July 1989. After completing …

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Thief of Kuwaiti’s car in Egypt demands ransom

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The Kuwait Embassy in Cairo did not respond to the request of a Kuwaiti citizen Meshal Al-Mutairi who asked for help to find his vehicle which was stolen in Nasser City by an unknown individual who threatened to hurt him and destroy his vehicle if he …

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‘Number of drug addicts in Kuwait around 70,000’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Head of the Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association pharmacist Hani Zachariah was recently quoted as saying there are approximately 70,000 drug addicts in Kuwait, reports Annahar daily. Which means, Zachariah affirmed, roughly calculated there are 7 drug addicts among every 300 people, most of them young people. He …

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Customs confiscates animals; ‘Find my parrot’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Customs officers at the Doha port have seized two monkeys, a falcon and two Hubara (Bustard) birds from a dhow which arrived from Iran, reports Al-Shahed daily. The confiscated animals and birds have been referred to the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs & Fish Resources (PAAAFR). …

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Customs foils attempt to smuggle in drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport foiled an attempt by a Kuwaiti citizen to smuggle heroin and cocaine from an unspecified Asian country. The officers detected illicit drugs while checking the citizen’s baggage upon his arrival at the airport but he claimed the items were merely …

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6,895 arrested in 2016 – New unit to handle debtors

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Assistant Undersecretary for Correctional Facilities and Sentences Execution Affairs in the Ministry of Interior Major General Khaled Al-Dayeen affirmed that the ministry endeavors to achieve the goals set for correctional facilities in the country, and to serve citizens and expatriates in the best way possible. He …

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Court acquits Asian of smuggling drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: The Criminal Section in the First Instance Court acquitted an Asian of smuggling and trading in drugs (three kilograms of hashish). The Public Prosecution had earlier charged the Asian with drugs smuggling and trafficking. Lawyer for the accused, Attorney Esmat Al-Kharboutli, raised doubts on the arrest …

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3 rolls of hashish, drug pills found on Kuwaiti police officer in Egypt

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Ports security personnel, affiliated to Egypt’s Interior Ministry, arrested one of Kuwait’s police officers as he attempted to smuggle narcotics through Ghardaqa Airport in Egypt. Security officials at the airport suspected a passenger, hence, they searched his luggage before boarding his flight to Istanbul, Turkey. The …

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Warehouse fire brought under control: KFSD

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Firefighters were able to bring under control a fire that broke in a lumber warehouse in Sulaibiya area, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced on Saturday. Squads from different fire departments were dispatched to the scene and were able to bring the fire under control before …

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CID personnel nab professional fraudster…A Fake Goodwill Ambassador

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Securitymen from the Criminal Investigations Department arrested a professional fraudster who forged an identification card and claimed to be a representative of the United Nations as Goodwill Ambassador, reports Al-Shahed daily. The fraudster planned to invite a minister and a number of lawmakers to a big …

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