Crime

32 Kuwaitis, expats commit suicide – Family, money problems main cause

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: A total of 32 suicide cases among Kuwaitis and expatriates have been registered for the first four months of 2016 which works out to two cases per week, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting security sources. The same sources said two of the victims are women and more …

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Egyptian accused of taking hefty bribes to stay in jail

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: The Sentences Renewal Judge has refused to release the Egyptian legal consultant working for the Ministry of Electricity and Water on bail and instead he has been remanded to police custody for ten more days, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to reliable sources the suspect has collected …

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Pakistani assaulted by Egyptian

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: An unidentified Egyptian woman has been referred for investigation for refusing to divulge the whereabouts of her husband who is accused of assaulting a Pakistani over a traffic problem, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the Pakistani and the Egyptian couple were involved in a traffic …

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Bangladeshi held with liquor

KUWAIT CITY, May 6:  A Bangladeshi expatriate was arrested in Mangaf area in possession of 20 bottles of locally manufactured liquor, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Mangaf area at night, based on instructions from Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa, when they noticed a man …

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Scores arrested in renewed nationwide raids; MP’s son caught

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: In compliance with the instructions of Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah, police officers from the Public Security Sector conducted extensive security campaigns in all six governorates in the last 48 hours resulting in the arrest of 69 individuals wanted by law …

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Kuwaiti citizen held with drugs; Egyptians with hashish cigarettes

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Jahra area in possession of sachets of methamphetamine and drugs paraphernalia, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Jahra securitymen were patrolling the area when they noticed a man driving his vehicle recklessly. They stopped him and checked his civil ID …

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Indian held with 67 bottles of local liquor

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: An Indian expatriate was arrested in Mirqab area in possession of 67 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Capital securitymen were patrolling Mirqab area when they noticed a man who became nervous as soon as he saw them. They stopped him for questioning …

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Man acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Mut’eb Al-Ardhi, overturned the verdict of a lower court which sentenced an Egyptian in absentia to three years jail term with hard labor. The higher court then acquitted the Egyptian of possessing hashish and brain stimulants for personal …

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Egyptian Man locks up wife for days without food or water

KUWAIT CITY, May 4: An unidentified Egyptian who had locked his wife behind doors for four days without food or water for unknown reasons, has been freed after he signed a pledge of good conduct, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said the incident came to light when the wife …

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‘Lift travel ban, return passport’

KUWAIT CITY, May 4: The Court of Cassation, chaired by Judge Mohammad Al-Rafae, obligated the Ministry of Interior to return the passport of a citizen and lift the travel ban imposed on him. Case files indicate Attorney Bassam Al-Asousi filed the lawsuit on behalf of his client who was detained …

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