Crime

1,176 arrested in raids wanted for various offenses

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Public Security Sector, upon instructions from the acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah, arrested 1176 individuals wanted for various offenses in campaigns conducted from April 29th to May 5th. Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry stated officers …

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Two dead in car collision

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Two individuals including a 1963-born Kuwaiti citizen died when his vehicle collided head-on with another on Sixth Ring Road opposite Jahra Industrial Area. The other vehicle had burst into flames upon impact, killing the driver and burning his corpse to such a charred state that he …

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Syrian teen caught stealing gold

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: An Arab expatriate caught a 17-year old Syrian boy stealing gold jewelry from his neighbor’s flat in Maidan Hawally area, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, the man heard a loud sound from the flat opposite his in his building and looked through the keyhole of …

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Deaf and dumb robbing expats

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Police have arrested a Kuwaiti woman and her compatriot boyfriend — who is believed to be deaf and dumb — for robbing expatriates at knifepoint, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the arrest came after an Egyptian filed a complaint with the Andalus police accusing …

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Customs seizes heroin from an Iranian

KUWAIT CITY, May 6:  Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled an attempt by an Iranian to smuggle 750 grams of heroin into the country, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, the General Department for Drugs Control was tipped off that the suspect will be arriving with …

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Police arrest scores in drug trafficking, traffic violations

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Personnel from Public Security Sector, in a recent campaign conducted in all six governorates of the country, arrested scores of people for criminal and civil offenses such as illicit drug peddling, residency and traffic violations, and evasion of sentence. Campaign in the Capital governorate led by …

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39 cars seized in crackdown on ‘drifters’

KUWAIT CITY, May 6 : For the second consecutive day, the General Traffic Department launched a number of traffic campaigns to arrest reckless drivers and racers, during which the officers issued 96 traffic citations, seized 39 vehicles and detained 28 traffic violators in traffic custody. According to the General Depart- …

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Kuwaiti acquitted of money laundering – No crime committed: lawyer

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: The Criminal Court has acquitted a Kuwaiti man of money laundering and usury involving a sum of KD 18,000. The Public Prosecution Department charged the man for laundering KD 18,300 within a period of five months by deliberately obtaining money, possessing, using and transferring the sum …

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Bid to prevent cable theft

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Bakheet Al-Rasheedi revealed that the ministry, in coordination with Ministry of Interior, has developed solutions to prevent thefts of electrical cables, reports Aljarida daily. He revealed that Kuwaiti guards shall be deployed round the clock in power …

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Missing radioactive device from Burgan oil field found

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: A radioactive device that was missing at Burgan oil field, southern Kuwait, earlier Friday was found and fully sealed, the Ministry of Interior confirmed. It said an expatriate who works in Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) called the ministry to report he found a device near his …

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