Crime

Iranian pirate who attacked Egyptian sailors arrested – Indian duo held with 160 liquor bottles

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: An Iranian pirate was arrested and referred to State Security for attacking some Egyptian sailors in Kuwaiti territorial waters, reports Al-Anba daily. According to sources, one of the Egyptians is critically injured and admitted in a hospital for treatment. Investigations are ongoing to determine how the …

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‘Snap security checks crucial in curbing crime, lawbreakers’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4, (KUNA): Snap security campaigns were instrumental to a diminish crime rate and bringing lawbreakers to justice, Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said on Thursday, noting that such campaigns will persist. Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled, who is also Deputy Prime Minister, made the comments in a …

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Asian duo running liquor factory – 50 barrels, 211 bottles seized

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: Two Asian expatriates were arrested for running a liquor factory in Sabah Al-Ahmad City from where 50 barrels of locally manufactured liquor, 211 liquor bottles and equipment used for manufacturing liquor were confiscated. According to security sources, when Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa received information …

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Court demands detention of fireman found drunk

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Criminal Court recently demanded the detention of a firefighter for attending a court hearing in a drunken state over a case of alcohol consumption filed against him, reports Al-Rai daily. According to sources, the firefighter had attended a hearing session and was behaving in a …

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Court acquits Kuwaiti citizen of carrying over 45 kg drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Mutaib Al-Ardhi acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing 45.3 kilograms of hashish with the intention of consuming and selling them. According to the case file, the hashish was found hidden inside a water tanker in Amghara …

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Environ laws violators to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: The Public Relations and Security Media Department at the Ministry of Interior has reaffirmed its commitment to strictly enforce the Environment Protection Law in compliance with the instruction of Undersecretary Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad to protect the environment. In a press statement, the ministry revealed the …

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‘After cabin cafes, need to shut massage parlours pushing vice’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: Policemen assigned in the Capital Governorate arrested two Kuwaiti girls for the consumption and possession of narcotics. While patrolling the area, the officers noticed the unusual behavior of the girls so they approached them for routine inspection. This led to the discovery of some narcotics in …

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Court acquits Saudi national of consuming drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: Criminal Court acquitted a Saudi national of alleged consumption of methamphetamine inside his friend’s house in Jahra area. According to the case file, a team of Jahra securitymen rushed to Saad Al-Abdullah area after receiving a call from the owner of a building where a fight …

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2 Bangladeshi expats face gallows for drug smuggling

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: Criminal court presided over by Judge Mohammad Al-Duaij sentenced two Bangladeshi expatriates to death for smuggling and peddling drugs. According to the case file, one of the convicts was seized by customs officers at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to leave the customs area without handing …

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Deportation centers overflow with expats

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2:  Despite the tremendous efforts exerted by Ministry of Interior in seizing violators of residency law and wanted individuals, delays in completion of deportation proceedings have resulted in accumulation of expatriates in the detention centers under inhumane conditions which has led to outbreaks of diseases, reports Al-Shahed daily. …

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