Crime

Customs official attacked by Arab expat

KUWAIT CITY, March 15:  Less than a week after the discovery of a parcel containing a drug called “Happiness Drug” at Hiteen Post Office, an Arab expatriate, who came to the post office to receive the parcel, was arrested for attempting to attack a customs inspector with a sharp object. …

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Liquor, drug peddlers, thieves nabbed in massive crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: An Egyptian expatriate was arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they stopped the individual based on suspicions, checked him and found sachets of methamphetamine, and drugs paraphernalia including a lamp …

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Jail upheld for two men – 7 years for DAESH cleric

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Adel Al-Huwaidhi upheld a previous court ruling, which sentenced a police officer and a Kuwaiti civilian to fiveyear imprisonment each with hard labor. The court also ordered termination of appointment of the first defendant from the Police Force, …

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‘Pay KD 90,000 in loss of kin’ – Trio acquitted of theft

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Cassation Court has set a new unprecedented principle in civil compensation cases when it rejected to push for triple aging of a lawsuit. The court ordered a local insurance company and a Kuwaiti citizen to pay KD 90,000 to a Kuwaiti family for the death …

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Spike in violence among students rings alarm bells

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: Alarm bells are ringing to warn about the phenomenon of violence among students that has crept into schools, and can lead to undesirable consequences if Ministry of Education does not take proper measures to remedy its causes. For instance, sources from Ministry of Education revealed that …

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An Egyptian robs 300 Egyptian families

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: A total of 300 Egyptian families lost their belongings which they had shipped to Egypt via a company run by an Egyptian, reports Al-Rai daily. One of the victims explained that they saw an advertisement for the transportation of clothes, electrical appliances, furniture and cars to all …

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DAESHi Filipina ruling March 28

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Nasr Salem Al Heyd, looked into several State Security cases, says Al-Seyassah. The court postponed until March 28, 2018 the issuance of its verdict on the case of a Filipina accused of joining ‘IS’. The Criminal Court had …

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10-year jail to fine in case of fraud

Lawyer Hani Hussein acquitted KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Court of Appeals cancelled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced an officer of rank “First Sergeant” from Ministry of Interior to ten-year imprisonment and dismissal from his job. The court instead imposed a fine of KD …

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23,500 absconding complaints registered by labour relations depts

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has announced that the labor relations departments in different governorates have so far registered 23,500 absconding complaints, reports Al-Anba daily. Director of Public Relations and Information Department and Official Spokesperson of the authority Aseel Al-Mazeedi disclosed that 50 cases have …

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South Korean President’s picture with murdered Filipino maid

Apologise, Seoul asks Turkish paper KUWAIT CITY, March 13: Seoul has lashed out at a Turkish TV channel for mistakenly publishing the picture of South Korean President side by side the picture of a murdered Filipino maid in Kuwait whose body was found in a freezer, reports Al-Qabas daily. Although …

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