Crime

Chaos as licence, ‘Iqama’ link move provokes public unease – ‘Time wasted, absence from work’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The decision issued by the Ministry of Interior to link the validity of the driving license with the duration of residence permit has negatively affected the traffic departments in most governorates, particularly the Farwaniya Governorate due to the number of persons who filed to renew their …

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1,272 arrested in vegetable market raid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Security agencies in the Ministry of Interior continued the security campaigns in various parts of the country, the latest of which was the recent intensive campaign at the vegetable market in Sulaibiya area. This resulted in the arrest of 1,272 people who violated the Residency Law, …

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‘Abu Rateb’ leader of Syrian rebel group killed – Dead men still own weapons?

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The leader of Syrian rebel group Ahrar al-Sham Al-Islamiya (the Islamic Movement of the Free Men in the Levant) in Homs province has been killed in an ambush, according to a statement from the group, reports Al-Rai daily. The killing of Abu Rateb al-Homsi Tuesday evening …

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Kuwaiti critically hurt in crash

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: A Kuwaiti citizen sustained several injuries when his SUV crashed into a heavy vehicle in Hadiya area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen rushed to the location with firefighters and paramedics. Firefighters pulled out …

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Huge quantity of local liquor seized

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Securitymen from Ahmadi Security Directorate arrested two expatriates in Mangaf for the possession of 243 bottles of local liquor. While patrolling late at night in the area, the officers got suspicious when they noticed the erratic movement of a Japanesemade vehicle. When the officers signaled for …

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Campaign nets in 3,781 lawbreakers – Thousands of illegal expats, criminals held in raids

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (KUNA): In its campaign to nab lawbreakers, the Ministry of Interior combed the suburb of Bneid Al-Gar where it arrested 3,781 lawbreakers, a press statement by the ministry said on Wednesday. A strong show of force was carried out by ministry personnel on the scene in …

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Liquor bottles found with Asian resident – 3 hurt as Kuwaitis fight on road

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: An Asian expatriate was arrested in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area for violating the residency law for four months and possessing number of bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area when they noticed an individual sitting inside a vehicle …

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‘Fintas Group’ prime suspect, three others jailed for 10 yrs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: Attorneys Madhi Al-Madhi and Khalid Al-Eqab announced that they are ready to sue the Ministry of Public Works on behalf of all persons harmed by the flying gravels on roads, particularly Sixth Ring Road and Jaber Al-Ahmad Expressway. They disclosed via their Twitter accounts the undertaking …

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Citizen acquitted of possessing weapons during wedding

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: The Criminal Court canceled the verdict of three-year imprisonment with hard labor issued against a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of possessing unlicensed weapons during a wedding in Taima area. The court instead acquitted him. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution accused the suspect …

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Egyptian sought in forced impregnation case – Egyptian, a Pakistani and a Filipina involved in financial cases

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: Police are looking for an Egyptian for allegedly impregnating a Filipino woman, reports Al-Rai daily. The woman has filed a complaint with the Farwaniya Police Station saying the Egyptian gave her juice laced with drug that made her unconscious following which he had sex with her. …

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