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Crime

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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Fishermen find 51 large packs of hashish in fishing net

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: A Kuwaiti citizen and an Asian expatriate were fishing near Kubbar Island when they found 51 large packs of hashish in their fishing net. According to security sources, when the Operations Room received information from the citizen about finding hashish while he was fishing near Kubbar …

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Indian cheats citizen of KD 20,000 in fake estate deal; 2 airport officers referred

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: The principal of a school in Ahmadi Educational Zone referred a teacher to investigation for attacking the head of her department in a fight, reports Al- Shahed daily. Passersby are said to have heard someone screaming in the quarters for teachers and later seen the teacher …

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Women forced into prostitution

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Personnel from the General Department for Residence Investigations Affairs have arrested an unidentified female Asian pimp for detaining a number of women against their will and forcing them into prostitution, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. The arrest came after an unidentified …

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Filipina accuses Sri Lankan lover of assaulting her in mall

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: A Filipina accused her Sri Lankan lover of beating her at a commercial complex. In her complaint, the lady said she quarreled with the man three days earlier. However, he tried to force her to come with him when they met at the commercial complex. She …

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Sexual harassment culprits will be punished: official

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Commenting on what had been published by the daily yesterday about ‘sexual harassment in the Ministry of Information’, director of the Ministry for Youth Affairs Saud Al- Khalidi said the doors of officials in the ministry are open to receive complaints, including the office of the …

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