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Crime

2 held as runaway maids exploited for ‘prostitution’

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Officers from the Residency Affairs Department arrested a two-man gang for exploiting runaway domestic workers for immoral activities at different flats in Farwaniya area. The two suspects, an Arab man and his Asian accomplice, are said to have supplied domestic workers to clients on wages. Acting …

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Srilankan Woman molested – 1 dead, 2 hurt in accidents

KUWAIT CITY, July 29: A Kuwaiti citizen died when his vehicle slammed into a lamppost on Sulaibikhat Road. When the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen, paramedics and firefighters rushed to the location and pulled out the victim who was trapped inside the vehicle. …

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Kuwaiti acquitted of drug peddling – Kids given to grandmother

KUWAIT CITY, July 29: The Court of Cassation revoked the verdict issued by the Court of Appeals which sentenced a Kuwaiti citizen to 15-year imprisonment with hard labor. The court instead acquitted him of the charges of drug possession and peddling. The Public Prosecution had charged the defendant of possessing …

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Gunshot kills Syrian teen – Brothers in Knife-Fight

KUWAIT CITY, July 29: A 15-year old Syrian boy died inside a toy shop when a friend mistakenly triggered an air pellet rifle gun, reports Al-Anba daily. The victim was with three Jordanian juveniles and a Lebanese youth in the shop. He was rushed to the nearest hospital but he was …

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Teachers seeking rights sue MoE in international courts – Riyadh executes Saudi for killing Kuwaiti citizen

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: Corroborating the news item published on July 14 by Al-Seyassah daily titled ‘Thousands of teachers resort to local and international courts to obtain rights’, several expatriate teachers— including those whose contracts have ended, others still on their jobs, and those filing for resignation have taken the …

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Promiscuous mother loses custody of children – Man acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: The First Instance Court (Family Court Circuit) dismissed the lawsuit filed by a Kuwaiti woman against her husband and his mother, requesting the court to grant her custody of her children. The woman said her husband did not shoulder the financial expenses of the family, and …

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‘Disabled parking’ to court – ‘No more traffic violation’

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: The violation of parking in places allocated for disabled people has been transformed from just a traffic violation to a misdemeanor, reports Al-Rai daily. Therefore, such cases will be handled by the General Investigations Department, which will in turn refer the cases to the Public Prosecution. …

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‘Only 135 did not enroll in military service’ – 60 days grace period given

KUWAIT CITY, July 27, (KUNA): Some 135 failed to register in the military national service out of 2,704, said head of National Service at the Ministry of Defense Major General Ibrahim Al-Amiri. He told KUNA that the number is small compared with the actual number of those who registered on …

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Online game ‘Blue Whale’ cyber nightmare: experts – Social, family solidarity key to battling threat

KUWAIT CITY, July 27, (KUNA): In recent years, cyberspace has become the venue for several viral games and challenges, which promoted humanitarian causes and deeds; however, this world is not always rainbows and sunshine. Blurring the fine line between fact and fiction, the nightmarish online game ‘Blue Whale’ made headlines …

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Caught in act – ‘Chemical’ seized

KUWAIT CITY, July 26: Officers from Qashaniya police station foiled an attempt by an Egyptian expatriate to cart away 20 dozens of cigarettes and KD 100 cash he stole after breaking into the cooperative society at night through the backdoor and disconnecting the electricity. A security source said officers on …

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