Tuesday , December 12 2017

Crime

Cops held in death of duo

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: Two patrol officers have been arrested for the death of two Kuwaiti citizens after the car of the latter crashed and erupted into flames. According to a security source, the traffic accident occurred on the Sixth Ring Road opposite Saad Al-Abdullah Academy. Fire had engulfed a …

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Cause of basement fire probed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: A team of firemen dealt with a fire that erupted in the basement of a nine-storey building in Farwaniya area. No injuries were reported. The Operations Room of the Fire Service Department responded to a distress call regarding the fire, and officers arriving at the scene …

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Court ‘acquits’ citizen in kidnap, rape at gunpoint

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who was accused of kidnapping, raping and taking photos of a compatriot at gunpoint. The Public Prosecution had charged the suspect of tricking the victim into accompanying him to his uncle’s house but instead taking the victim to a …

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Kuwait says its detained citizen in Turkey set free

ANKARA, Sept 6, (KUNA): Turkish authorities have released Kuwaiti citizen Abdullah Al-Shatti after he was arrested, under the proviso that he would remain in the country, Kuwait’s embassy in Turkey said on Wednesday. A statement issued by the Kuwaiti mission attributed Al-Shatti’s release to the efforts of the Kuwaiti foreign …

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Toys shops fined

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The emergency team of Al-Siddiq Commercial Zone in the Consumer Protection Sector of Ministry of Commerce and Industry has imposed fines on six shops that sell children’s toys in Sharq area due to various violations such as price manipulation, selling higher than the declared and advertised …

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2 held with liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Two Asian expatriates were arrested in Khaitan area in possession of 38 bottles of locally manufactured liquor, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Khaitan area when they noticed the two suspects carrying some cartons. They stopped them and checked the cartons to …

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Gang of bike thieves nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department arrested a gang of six people in possession of 7 stolen motorbikes. In a statement by the Public Relations and Media Security Department, the detectives formed a task force after several people filed reports of robbery in various places in …

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Colonel, 5 expats stay in jail – Co-op funds embezzled

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: The Detention Renewal Judge extended the detention of a colonel and five expatriates accused of embezzling funds belonging to the Police Cooperative Society which is affiliated to the Ministry of Interior. In Tuesday’s session, the defendants were arraigned before the judge but they denied all the …

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Asian woman attempts suicide

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: An Asian woman was miraculously saved by the medical crew of Hussein Makki Juma Specialist Surgery Center after she attempted to commit suicide on Friday, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to informed sources from Ministry of Health, the Public Relations Department of the center received a report …

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Couple caught drunk

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: A Kuwaiti citizen and his Egyptian girlfriend, who was reported as absconding by her sponsor, were detained in Sharq Police Station after they were caught drunk by a police patrol on the Arabian Gulf Road, reports Al-Rai daily. The patrol team noticed a vehicle being driven …

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