Crime

7 fire brigades tackle Shuwaikh carpentry fire

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: The Operations Room of the Fire Department received information that fire had engulfed a carpentry shop in Shuwaikh Industrial Area, and seven fire brigades were dispatched to the location. Apparently, the fire started in the carpentry shop and spread to neighboring shops selling wood, tires and …

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Raid in Fintas Restaurants fined

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: Environment Public Authority (EPA) recently launched an inspection campaign in a number of hotels in Abu Halifa and Fintas areas as well as in beaches belonging to the Touristic Enterprises Company, reports Al-Qabas daily. The campaign was held with the cooperation of Environmental Police and a …

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Indians held in death of Bangladeshi

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: Two Indians were arrested in connection with a Bangladeshi man who allegedly died after a tunnel collapsed on him in Abdullah Port. Brother of the deceased man notified policemen in Abdullah Port area that an unknown person had called his brother’s wife in Bangladesh and told …

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Arrests made in HIV-linked homosexual case; Raid in fish market

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Three individuals – an Iranian, an Egyptian and a Bedoun – were arrested at Kuwait International Airport before they escaped from the country in order to avoid being investigated over a recent case involving an HIV-positive Egyptian expatriate. Investigations also led to the arrest of 11 …

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Scores arrested, cars seized in major security campaign

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Ahmadi securitymen led by Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa launched an extensive security campaign in Sabah Al-Ahmad area during which they arrested 83 individuals, seized 7 vehicles and issued 17 traffic citations. According to security sources, the campaign was launched based on instructions from the …

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Killer caught fleeing

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Ahmadi securitymen have identified the body of an unknown person found in the vehicle registered under the name of a Ukrainian, says Al-Seyassah. Officers from the Criminal Evidence Department said the corpse was that of a Russian who was murdered 10 days ago and the killer …

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‘Revenge video clip’ leads to arrest of bedoun

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Security authorities have arrested a bedoun, identified as Ali Abdullah Al-Shammari (born in 1976) and who appeared in a video clip on the social media beating, verbally abusing and humiliating a 36-year-old Egyptian Ashraf Abu Alyameen Jaber Sweilem, reports Al-Shahed daily. The Public Relations Department at …

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Six Indian moonshiners held – 135 barrels liquor seized

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Six Indian expatriates were arrested for running an illegal liquor factory in Qosur area. According to security sources, when Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa received information about a group of individuals using an apartment in Qosur area to manufacture liquor, he formed a security team …

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Kuwaiti man and wife torture daughter to death, keep body in freezer

KUWAIT CITY, May 29: A Kuwaiti citizen (26 years old) tortured his fouryear old daughter to death and kept the body in a new freezer to conceal the crime. The corpse remained in the freezer for one week before the parents (suspect and his wife) were arrested. A security source …

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Rights body condemns ‘total’ humiliation of worker

KUWAIT CITY, May 29: Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) condemned a Kuwaiti employer for humiliating and torturing his employee (an Egyptian) as shown in a recent video clip circulated on social media in which the citizen obliged the expatriate to remove his cloths before hailing the worst insult on …

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