Crime

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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Citizen wanted in KD 30,000 financial case held for drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: A 25-year old Kuwaiti citizen who is wanted by law for financial claims worth KD 30,000 and was sentenced in absentia to five-year imprisonment, was arrested in Kuwait City in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect was stopped by Capital securitymen …

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Egyptian molests female compatriot

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: An Egyptian expatriate molested a female compatriot working with him in a commercial complex in Salmiya area, reports Al-Rai daily. The woman had lodged a complaint at Salmiya Police Station, informing securitymen that she was shocked when the man approached her and said, “I have been …

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Lady doctor’s right to receive KD 500 monthly ‘housing allowance’ upheld

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: In a unique judgment, the Administrative Court of Appeals dismissed a lower court’s verdict and upheld the right of a Kuwaiti lady doctor to receive KD 500 monthly housing allowance for the ‘married’ category retroactively from 4/2/2010, and the sum in arrears is valued at KD …

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Focus on safety, security, precautionary measures tied to camping

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: General Department for Civil Defense, in coordination with Public Relations and Security Media Department, held an awareness campaign concerning procedures for safety, security, first aid and precautionary measures to be followed for dealing with dangers associated with camping. According to a press release issued by Ministry …

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MP calls for amendments to penal code and criminal law – Many terrorists receive acquittals due to procedural flaws

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has called for immediate amendments to the penal code and criminal law, taking into account the current developments in the regional situation and emergence of extremist terrorist groups which are not classified in the law. In a press statement, the lawmaker indicated that …

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Five Kuwaitis acquitted of fighting for, funding ISIL

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: The Criminal Court has acquitted five citizens of participating in the fight and funding the banned group – ISIL. Four of the accused have allegedly fought against the Iraqi Army in Biyaji area and various parts of Syria. Earlier, the Public Prosecution charged four of the …

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Kuwaiti, Bangladeshi duo held in visa trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: The Jahra police have taken into custody a 20-year-old Kuwaiti and two Bangladeshis for trafficking in visas and selling each visa for KD 1,000, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, as soon as the Deputy Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department in the Jahra Governorate received …

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