Crime

Magic tools seized

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: An unidentified sailor was arrested at Doha Port in possession of tools used for black magic and sorcery. According to security sources, customs officers at Doha Port checked the luggage of the sailor who arrived at the country through the port and found the illicit tools …

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Kuwaiti ‘acquitted’ of carrying various drugs, illegal weapon

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Ali Al- Dura’i upheld the verdict issued by a lower court which acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen accused of possessing hashish and other drugs as well as an unlicensed weapon. According to the case file, when securitymen received information …

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Egyptian prisoner’s Filipina wife held with 4,000 drug pills, shabu & KD 2,000 cash

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: Officers from the General Criminal Investigation Department arrested a Filipina for drug trafficking with 4,000 Tramadol pills, a quarter kilo of shabu and cash amounting to KD 2,000 in her possession. Acting on information about the illegal activity of the suspect who works at a supermarket …

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Indian arrested in possession of 350 liquor bottles

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: A team from Ahmadi Security Directorate arrested an Indian in Mangaf for the possession of 350 local liquor bottles. While on duty in the area late at night, the officers suspected the Indian who was inside a vehicle with several cartons of water. When they checked …

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Iranian acquitted of medical units’ smuggling bid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: The Misdemeanor Court has acquitted an Iranian of trying to smuggle medical equipment worth KD 50,000 from Kuwait to Iran. The smuggling incident came to light after the customs officials discovered that the accused exports goods through his company, although the goods are declared as used …

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664 expats arrested during security campaign; Citizen, Asian held for trading in alcohol

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: A citizen and an Asian were arrested in Ahmadi for trading in imported and local alcoholic drinks. The two suspects were arrested after a team of securitymen conducted an intensified investigation based on a tipoff. During the arrest, 49 liquor bottles and KD1,687 cash were found …

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‘Lover’ to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: An Asian expatriate was arrested for sneaking into the house of a Kuwaiti family in Salwa for a nighttime rendezvous with the housemaid, reports Al-Anba daily. Securitymen rushed to the house in Salwa after receiving a cell from a Kuwaiti citizen who had informed them that …

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3 pimps, 18 women held in Mahboula brothels bust

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Ahmadi securitymen arrested 18 women of different nationalities and three men from two flats in two buildings in Mahboula area from where they were practicing prostitution. According to security sources, when Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa received information about three expatriates using two flats in …

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3-year jail ordered for Kuwaiti – Expat acquitted of fraud

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: The Court of Appeal presided over by Judge Ali Al-Dure’a upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which suspended the one-year jail term against an expatriate after payment of KD 200 bail bond, and sentenced a citizen to three year imprisonment with hard …

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Indian domestic commits suicide

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: An Indian man committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope in his sponsor’s house in Sabah Al-Salem. His body was referred to Forensics. Securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Ministry of Interior received a call from a citizen …

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