Thursday , December 14 2017

Crime

Murder, violent crime sees steep rise, says MoI report

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: Ministry of Interior recently released official statistics indicating the country has been witness to series of murder cases and other heinous crimes on daily basis, with an average of 220 traffic accidents, 83 fights, 90 violent attacks on children and 10 illicit drug cases — as …

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116 workers found in 16 bogus firms sponsorship

Officers from the Residency Affairs Department detected 16 closed companies having 116 employees under their sponsorship, in addition to a bogus domestic recruitment agency, and arrested four African housemaids whose sponsors have registered absconding cases against them. The four Africans confessed working on daily wages during investigation. Necessary legal action …

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6 bachelors caught gambling

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: Six bachelors were arrested from an apartment in Sabah Al-Ahmad area for gambling. Acting on information and after taking necessary legal procedures, Ahmadi securitymen raided the apartment and arrested the six expatriates in the act. They were referred to the concerned authorities in preparation for their …

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33 citations in crackdown – Eateries, shops targeted

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: Emergency team at Hawalli Municipality issued 33 citations for various violations in a recent campaign on restaurants and shops in the governorate, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a statement, head of the team Riyad Al-Rabe’e said campaign conducted in the morning and afternoon shifts aims to enforce …

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Jewelry, electrical goods stolen

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: Unknown person(s) raided a fl at in Qaraiwan area and made away with electrical appliances and jewelries. A GCC national in her mid-30s filed a complaint in the area police station to report the incident, and fingerprints were lifted from the scene by Criminal Evidences Men …

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Man breaching neighbour’s privacy with drone cam held

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: An unidentified Kuwaiti citizen recently lodged a complaint with the police against his neighbor, accusing the latter of disturbing him and spying on him using a drone. The complainant explained that he had noticed the drone flying over his house several times. When he traced it, …

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Kuwaiti student caught blackmailing girls after hacking into their emails

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: Officers from the Cybercrime Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department arrested a Kuwaiti student of a college for hacking into the emails of some girls, stealing their photographs and blackmailing them by threatening to scandalize them if they did not pay him, reports Al-Rai daily. Police …

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Sri Lankan mugged; Fake cop robs Asians

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: An unknown individual waylaid a Sri Lankan expatriate, beat him and robbed him of his mobile in Farwaniya area, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, the victim went to Farwaniya Police Station and explained that a man in casual wear walked towards him and requested for …

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Indian, Argentinian in liquor trade nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: Ahmadi securitymen arrested two expatriates — an Indian and an Argentinian — for trafficking in locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were on patrol duty in Fahaheel area when they noticed two individuals who had parked their cars in an open ground fleeing …

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3 hurt in Salmiya cafe fight – ‘Settling scores’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: Three youths sustained injuries during a quarrel that broke out among five youths in a café in Salmiya area, which also resulted in destruction of the café facilities. When the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the quarrel, securitymen and paramedics rushed to …

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