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Thursday , November 15 2018

Crime

Fake companies fined KD 2 million as probe on visa traders continues

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: The government continues in its efforts to address the population imbalance and prosecute visa traders, reports Al-Rai daily. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh has revealed 250 verdicts have been issued by the judiciary against fictitious companies for …

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Rape attempted in sham wedding pledge

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Police are looking for a young unidentified Kuwaiti for attempting to force a young woman to have sex with him after convincing her that he intends to marry her, reports Al-Anba daily. The woman in her complaint to the Abu Halifah police said the suspect said …

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Cars wrecked in building collapse

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: A nine-storied building in Mahboula area suddenly collapsed while the building was being demolished, resulting in damage to five vehicles that were nearby. So far, no casualties have been reported. According to a press statement issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), when the Control Room …

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Bid to smuggle cigarettes into Saudi Arabia foiled

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Customs officers at the Nuwaiseeb border post have foiled the attempt of a GCC citizen to smuggle 400 cartons of cigarettes hidden in his SUV, reports Al-Anba daily. During interrogation the man is said to have admitted to entering the country with the sole intention of …

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Youth sentenced to 3 years on fraud charges

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: The Criminal Court sentenced a youth to three-years imprisonment with hard labor on embezzlement and fraud charges. According to the charge sheet, the youth swindled a woman of KD 84 thousand after establishing an Instagram account with the name of a GCC royal member and using …

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Police nab two Kuwaitis as large quantity of ‘liquor’ found in farm

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Personnel from the General Department for Drug Control have arrested two Kuwaitis and are looking for a third for smuggling and trading in booze, reports Al-Anba daily. Acting on a tip-off and armed with a search and arrest warrant, the officers raided a farm in Wafra, …

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Citation for Sharq police station for wasting electricity

: The Ministry of Electricity and Water has issued a citation against the Ministry of Interior, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, this happened after the Sharq Police Station did not heed to several verbal warnings not to waste electricity. The warnings were issued after the Ministry of Electricity and …

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428 perish in 71,000 last year accidents

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The number of traffic accidents recorded in 2017 reached 71,161 and 428 of which resulted in death – 177 citizens, 206 expatriates, 21 Bedouns, 16 GCC citizens and eight persons of different nationalities. According to statistics issued by the Ministry of Interior, most of the victims …

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Drug overdose likely killer of Salmiya Asian

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Hawally police have solved the mystery of the death of an Asian whose corpse was found in the parking lot of one of the schools in Salmiya, reports Al-Anba daily. The mystery was solved after the police arrested three expatriates who, during interrogations, confessed to …

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‘Unsafe’ girls school shutdown in Fahaheel

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Ministry of Education has responded to warnings from the Government Center for Tests, Quality Control and Researches at the Ministry of Public Works and decided to shut down Latifah Al-Fares High School for Girls at Fahaheel in Ahmadi Educational Area, thus transferring 700 students therein due …

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