Crime

MoI rejects report of restaurant shooting

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday dismissed as “groundless” social media reports about a shooting attack on Hardee’s restaurant Rumaithiya branch in Hawally Governorate last night. In a press statement, the Ministry’s Public Relations and Security Media Department stressed the reports are bare of reality. It …

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Foul play suspected in bus fires

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10, Fire broke out in two buses belonging to a private company in Mangaf area, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to a source, when the Control Room of Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) received information about the two buses on fire, firefighters rushed to the location and extinguished …

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Young Kuwaiti girl jailed for faking kidnapping, robbing youths

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: A court in Kuwait has sentenced an unidentified young Kuwaiti girl, who is believed to be in her late teens to five years in prison for faking abduction and ‘robbing’ youths, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily added, the convict would prowl on wealthy looking youths inside …

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Selling ‘cheap’ gold bars

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10 : Police have arrested a Kuwait and an expatriate for selling gold bars for a very low price, reports Al-Shahed daily. The men were seized during a buy-bust operation in Nugra while selling the gold to an undercover police agent. Although the exact source of the …

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Ethiopian envoy seeks details on girl’s murder

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10, The Ambassador of Ethiopia to Kuwait, HE Mohammad Gudeta was quoted as saying the embassy has yet to receive ‘full’ information about the Ethiopian housemaid who has reportedly stabbed to death the daughter of her sponsor, reports Al-Rai daily. He told the daily, the embassy has …

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Ethiopian maid slices girl’s throat, stabs self in kill bid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: An unidentified female Ethiopian domestic worker has been admitted to the Farwaniya Hospital under police guard for stabbing to death the 23-year-old daughter of her Kuwaiti sponsor, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The 23-year-old victim was reportedly sleeping when the maid …

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Egyptian accountant molests female Syrian colleague

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: Police are looking for an Egyptian accountant working for a private company for molesting a female Syrian colleague, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the Syrian has filed a complaint with the Andalus Police Station. In her complaint the victim said the suspect called her into …

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Court acquits officer in expat insult, abuse of power case

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: The Misdemeanor Court of Appeals presided over by Justice Mohammad Ahmad acquitted a First Lieutenant of the Ministry of Interior of insult and abuse of power in a lawsuit involving an expatriate. The court has since referred civil aspect of the case to the concerned court. …

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Court acquits citizen of humiliating officer

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted a Kuwaiti man of humiliating a police officer attached to the Ministry of Interior and aiding a suspect to escape. The case file indicated the officer was on duty when he gathered information that some youths had assembled for illegal car race …

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2 held with drugs – Couple caught

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: Security officers arrested two Kuwaitis on the Fahaheel Expressway in possession of illicit drug and its paraphernalia. Apparently, the citizens parked at the roadside when they spotted the patrol car and prompted the officers to approach them for checking. They found illicit substance, 14 syringes and …

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