Crime

Asian robbed by police impersonators

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: The Ahmadi police are looking for 2 unidentified people for impersonating police and stealing KD 880 from an Asian, reports Al-Anba daily. The Asian in his complaint said he withdrew the money from a bank and immediately after leaving the bank premises the men approached him …

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72 bottles of liquor with Asian expat

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: An Asian expatriate was arrested in Abdullah Al- Mubarak area in possession of 72 liquor bottles. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they noticed a vehicle without the headlights on. They ordered the driver to pull over and checked his details …

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‘40 held in crime crackdown’; 21 hawkers in Jleeb arrested

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: A total of 40 individuals who are either involved in civil and criminal cases or in possession of drugs and liquor were arrested in the last 48 hours during security campaigns launched in all governorates by officers of Public Security Sector, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to …

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Ethiopian running fake maids office; Georgian gang held trading in counterfeit currencies

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: Police have arrested an Ethiopian for running fake labor recruitment office, reports Al-Anba daily. When the Ethiopian was stopped by police in Farwaniya for an unidentified reason, they found in his car a number of receipts in the name of a domestic labor office. When police …

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Drugs worth KD 2 mln seized in recent prison raids: official

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Undersecretary for Correctional Institutions at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna has admitted that drug trade is very much active inside the Central Prison, insisting the correctional facility must adopt a series of measures other than the periodic inspection when reports of drug trade …

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‘Pay victim’s heirs KD 70,000’ – Expat dies in lift

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Commercial Court of Cassation ordered a landlord who is a lawyer to pay compensation of KD 70,000 to the heirs of an expatriate who died when an elevator collapsed inside the building owned by the lawyer. The court considers the landlord responsible for the neglect …

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Filipina maid assaulted by her female Kuwaiti sponsor

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: A Filipino domestic helper has sought the help of her embassy after she was allegedly beaten by her female Kuwaiti sponsor, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, according to the victim she was involved in an argument with her sponsor concerning issues related to her duty …

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10 crimes per day in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Statistics issued by the Ministry of Interior for January and February 2018 a total of 600 thefts were committed, including 220 felonies and 380 misdemeanors, which roughly works out to 10 crimes per day, reports Al-Qabas daily. The statistics also said theft of vehicles and house …

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Officer in uniform admits robbing expat

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: An officer of rank “First Sergeant” from Ministry of Interior was arrested for stealing KD 400 from an Asian expatriate. According to security sources, the victim informed securitymen that the suspect was wearing police uniform when he robbed him of his cash. He gave securitymen the …

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Sri Lankan duo held with liquor – 30 bottles seized

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: Two Sri Lankan expatriates were arrested in possession of 30 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Salmiya area at night when they suspected a vehicle with two occupants and ordered the driver to pull over. After checking their details …

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