Tuesday , January 16 2018

Crime

Court sets Feb 2016 hearing for Indians in brawl – ‘Travel ban until verdict issued’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: The Criminal Court has set February 2016 to look into the case of nine Indians who were arrested following a brawl with the Egyptians at the Camels Market in August 2014, during which one Egyptian died and several others from both sides were seriously injured. The …

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3 Egyptians face deportation; Gang robbing campers at gunpoint arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1 : Three Egyptian expatriates, who were among a group of Egyptians that had gathered at Green Island prior to heading to the Egyptian embassy and voting in the Egyptian parliamentary elections recently, will be deported for provoking chaos in a public place, says Al- Seyassah. According …

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Crackdown on vice

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1:  In their continuing campaign against vice, officers from Farwaniya security directorate pursued outlaws based upon directives from Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Abdul Fattah Al-Ali and Farwaniya Security Chief Major General Fahad Al-Shuwai. Security operatives from the Farwaniya security directorate arrested a Yemeni …

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Egyptian expat killed in a fight between 9 Kuwaitis and 15 Egyptians

KUWAIT CITY: An Egyptian expatriate was hit and killed by a Kuwaiti motorist in the course of a fight between a group of nine Kuwaitis and 15 Egyptian nationals inside Rehab complex in Hawally area. The suspect who’s in his 20s confessed knocking the citizen down with a ‘pickup’ to …

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Iraqi duo held for smuggling guns

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Two Iraqis have been arrested by the Border Security Force – part of six-member gang – that was attempting to smuggle weapons into the country through the security fence, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The suspects were spotted by the thermal …

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Kuwaiti citizen acquitted in drugs case after appeal

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of a lower court and set a Kuwaiti free who was charged by the Public Prosecution of possessing drugs for consumption. The lower court had earlier sentenced the man to five years imprisonment with hard labor and immediate execution …

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‘Degree holders cheated in home countries to work as maids here’ – Expats protection center offers victims support

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Director of Expatriates Protection Center at the Public Authority for Manpower Falah Al- Mutairi says cases the center receives are mostly B.A and M.A degree holders who have been cheated by labor offices in their home countries and compelled to work as housemaids, reports Al-Jarida daily. …

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Seven Egyptians, Yemenis arrested for fighting in Ardiya area

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Seven Egyptian and Yemeni expatriates were arrested for their involvement in a public brawl in Ardiya Industrial Area, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the fight, securitymen rushed to the location and settled the …

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Duo attempt to steal safe from salon

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Two unknown individuals broke into a beauty salon in Riggae area and tried in vain to steal a safe which contained official documents and money. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the burglary attempt, securitymen rushed to …

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Court overturns alleged drug trader’s 25-year imprisonment – Citizen ordered to pay ex-wife KD 1,400

By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: The Court of Appeals upturned the verdict issued by a lower court, which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to 25-year imprisonment for allegedly trading in illicit drugs. The court instead acquitted him. According to the case file, when securitymen received information about …

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