Crime

Verdict Tuesday in ‘terror’ case – Many arrested wanted by law for various offenses

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The Criminal Court chaired by Judge Mohammad Rashid Al-Duaij will deliver the verdict Tuesday in lawsuit filed by the State Security Department against 26 Kuwaitis and an Iranian accused of conspiring with Iran and Hezbollah after they were caught in possession of weapons and other explosives, …

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Sri Lankan fails to ‘re-ignite’ old flame

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: A Filipina filed a case in Maidan Hawalli police station and accused a Sri Lankan man of molestation. She claimed the man tried to kiss her on the staircase of a building although she ended relationship with him three months ago. The complainant said she was …

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Kuwaiti held for procuring citizenship for ‘bedoun’ son – Ban slapped on 14 companies

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The security authorities have arrested a 54-year-old Kuwaiti for adding a bedoun ‘son’ to his file and obtaining a Kuwaiti citizenship for the latter, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect left for Syria in 1991 when Kuwait was under Iraq’s occupation and met …

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Kuwaiti Women Assault Female Doctor – E-cigarettes seized

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: Police are looking for two Kuwaiti women (sisters) for assaulting a female doctor in the North Sabah Al-Salem polyclinic, reports Al-Qabas daily. A security source said the sisters visited the doctor – one of them a patient – and were involved in an argument with the …

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Man in hunt for identity seeks help from govt – Qatari, Kuwaiti or … ‘bedoun’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: A 37-yearold man who identifies himself as Taleb says he practically finds himself in no man’s land because he has no identity and all efforts ‘to know who he is has failed’. During a visit to the Al-Jarida daily he said: “I have lived in this …

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Five get 10 years in prison, no verdict for six in IS role case

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The Criminal Court presided over by Justice Miteb Al-Aridi issued a verdict on the State Security case in which 12 citizens were charged for joining the Islamic State (IS). The verdict was announced in the presence of the first to the sixth defendants, in addition to …

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24 expatriates ‘working’ for superiors sacked

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Following the disclosure of embezzlement of funds, the issue of bank guarantees and corruption in the financial and administrative sectors, a new scandal has surfaced which led to the termination of services of 24 expatriates after it became clear they were running errands for some Municipal …

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Indian Bootlegger caught

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: An unidentified Indian bootlegger who was caught in Mangaf by the Ahmadi police has been handed over to the concerned authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the man was found in possession of 21 bottles of locally manufactured booze. According to the daily, the man …

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US citizen, two Arabs held for drug peddling

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested three people — two Lebanese and an American — for trafficking in ‘chemical’ drug, reports Annahar daily. The daily added, acting on information the police put the men under surveillance and caught them selling drugs to a police …

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Sri Lankan rapes Indian woman

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: A Sri Lankan expatriate raped an Indian woman and tried to force her into prostitution, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a security source, the victim lodged a complaint at Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Police Station, informing securitymen that the suspect had offered her a good job in a …

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