Saturday , November 18 2017

Crime

38 African, Asian sex workers caught in 19 Jleeb brothels

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Director General of Farwaniya Security Command Major General Saleh Matar received report from Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Police Station indicating the officers have successfully shut down 19 brothels within the vicinity. The report added that 38 African and Asian sex workers were arrested and referred to the deportation …

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“I am Superman!” ; Filipina in funds scam

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: An Indian man employed by a private hospital as a laboratory technician jumped from the eighth floor of a building. He was rushed to a hospital for treatment. According to the spouse, the man exhibited an unusual attitude at the initial stage but she took it …

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Hungarian acquitted of using liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The Court of Appeals overturned the First Instance Court’s verdict against a Hungarian accused of consuming intoxicants in a public place, refrained from issuing any ruling and acquitted the accused. According to the police statement, a police officer spotted the defendant who appeared to be intoxicated …

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Jail, deportation for expats in forging, selling Kuwait docus

3 men, woman caught for immoral activities KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the First Instance Court which acquitted three expatriates and sentenced four others to four years in prison followed by deportation for forging Kuwaiti passports sold to Arab nationals who used the …

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Scores arrested in nationwide raids

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Officers from the Public Security Department in the Interior Ministry arrested several individuals involved in various crimes, including those who violated the Residency law, in addition to the issuance of hundreds of traffic citations and impounding of vehicles when they conducted security campaigns in various governorates …

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Court overturns jail in maid rape

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Court of Appeals has nullified the verdict of the First Instance Court that sentenced a Kuwaiti man, in absentia, to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor for raping an Asian housemaid. The court refrained from imposing penalty on the accused. Case files indicate the housemaid …

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Cigarettes smuggling bid foiled – Trio held with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Customs officers at Nuwaiseeb border point foiled an attempt by a passenger to smuggle 50 boxes of cigarettes estimated at KD 24,000 to Saudi Arabia. The officers seized the items and ordered the passenger to obtain customs clearance. A case was registered. Meanwhile, officers from the …

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Fire in Sabhan furniture factory

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Firemen battled a massive blaze that engulfed 4000 square/meters area of a furniture factory belonging to a major company in Sabhan Industrial Area. The Fire Operations Room responded to a distress call about the incident and deployed a team of firefighters to the scene. The ceiling …

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