Thursday , September 20 2018


PACC refers officials to prosecution; Misappropriation of funds, agricultural plot

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Combating Corruption (PACC) has referred a number of officials, involved in agricultural contracts, on charges of falsification and public funds’ misappropriation to the Public Prosecution. The PACC in the suit accuses a number of officials, involved in the case of an …

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Over 100 held in crackdown on illegal expats, runaways

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: Security operatives from the Capital arrested 27 expatriates from different nationalities for violating Residency Law and 13 people who escaped from their sponsors, 32 people without their IDs, and 29 marginal workers. Also, the officers issued 145 traffic citations and impounded 7 vehicles to the ministry …

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Driving without license 24 arrested; Drug peddler nabbed, KD 15,000 seized

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: Some 24 motorists were arrested for driving without license and 31 vehicles impounded in a recent crackdown of the surrounding areas of schools in the governorate by officers from Hawalli Security Directorate based on instructions from the Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs in Ministry of Interior …

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Appeals acquits Kuwaiti in drug trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Najib Al-Mulla revoked the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen, who was accused of possessing, consuming and selling drugs, to four-year imprisonment. The court instead acquitted him. The defense counsel Attorney …

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Indian held local brew seized; Kuwaiti citizen & four Arabs arrested for selling imported liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9: An Indian expatriate was arrested in possession of 5 bottles of locally manufactured liquor in Bneid Al-Gar area, reports Al- Seyassah daily. The suspect was arrested after he was chased. He was referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against …

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Sponsors ‘called’ as police round up 100 maids in raids; Security crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: The General Department for Investigation affiliated to the Residence Affairs Department during a security crackdown in Jaber Al-Ahmed has arrested 100 housemaids, says a press release issued by the department. The press release also states the sponsors of those arrested have been summoned for interrogation and …

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21 students held for driving without license

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: The security authorities have arrested 21 students for driving cars without driving licences, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added the arrests came upon instructions issued by the Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna. The campaign was headed by acting …

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Detention for traffic cops; Top official admits fraud in return for cash

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: Director General of Capital Security Directorate Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah ordered the detention of two officers of the directorate for 7 days after they were caught parking their patrol vehicles in parking spots allotted for people with special needs at Amiri Hospital. According to security sources, …

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Court quashes life sentence; ‘Drug peddler’ acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: The Court of Appeals presided over by Justice Abdullah Al-Othman overturned the verdict of the lower court and acquitted an Egyptian who had been sentenced to life in prison. Case papers show the defendant was charged with trafficking in narcotics – hashish and Tramadol pills. Case …

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Booze in ‘baqala’ – Indian held

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8: An Indian expatriate who works in a grocery store in Farwaniya area was arrested for selling locally manufactured liquor which he stored in the refrigerator of the store. According to a security source, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Farwaniya area when they stopped in front of a …

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