Crime

Huge quantity of stolen items seized from car thieves gang

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested a three-man gang for breaking into vehicles parked on open grounds opposite the Friday Market, Jahra, the Mubarakiya Market and Ardhiya Industrial Area, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came in Farwaniya after the Operations Room of the Interior …

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Bid to smuggle 2 kilos marijuana foiled

 KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport have foiled the attempt of an Asian man to smuggle 2.1 kilos of marijuana into the country, reports Al-Anba daily. According to customs sources the drug was found neatly packed and placed inside one of the bags. The …

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Kuwaiti tortures Indian domestic worker

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: Police are looking for a Kuwaiti for torturing his Indian domestic worker, reports Al-Rai daily. It has been reported the victim is not under the sponsorship of the Kuwaiti. It has also been reported the sister of the suspect felt pity for the Indian, came to …

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More than 1,000 expats caught in massive countrywide raids

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: A total of 1,041 individuals were arrested during extensive security campaigns launched by the Public Security Sector in all governorates during the period from March 11 to March 17 under the patronage of Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah. In a press …

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Barrack acquitted; journalist hunt continues

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: The Court of Cassation upheld the ruling of a lower court which acquitted former MP Musallam Al-Barrak of insulting and offending former Judiciary Committee Chairman Judge Faisal Al-Murshid. Previously, the Public Prosecution charged Al-Barrak with offending Al-Murshid, but he denied it claiming irregularities in the proceedings. …

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Kuwaiti juveniles robing an Indian at knife-point caught red-handed

KUWAIT CITY, March 18: The Ahmadi police have arrested three Kuwaiti juveniles for attempting to rob an Indian at knifepoint, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspects were caught redhanded when a police patrol that was on routine duty saw the suspects arguing with the Indian and intervened. The Indian told police …

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Man beats ‘sick’ child

  KUWAIT CITY, March 18: Police have arrested a young motorist for beating a Kuwaiti boy who is suffering from Down’s syndrome, reports Al- Anba daily. The arrest came after the father of the boy, identified as Mishari Al-Makimi, filed a complaint with the Salmiya Police Station. He told the …

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Huge rise seen as 29,000 expats deported last year

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: In 2017, the government of Kuwait has reportedly deported 29,000 expatriates, that roughly works out to 85 people per day. Security sources said this is unlike in the past when the deportations were very slow. According to the statistics provided by the authorities, the Indians topped …

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Woman protesting for rights released

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: A security source said the Public Prosecution has released the Kuwaiti woman who was charged with disturbing the authorities by holding a placard with a threatening message written on it and sitting in front of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE), reports Al-Anba daily. The prosecutor accused the woman …

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Marriage annulled … ‘Go back to first husband’

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: In one of the strangest cases witnessed in Kuwaiti courts, a Kuwaiti man filed a lawsuit against his wife and another man accusing them of getting married in a manner that contravened the Constitution. The Court dissolved the second marriage which was considered deficient of conditions …

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