Wednesday , January 17 2018

Crime

Noose tightened on those attacking medical workers – Tougher measures eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (KUNA): Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi asserted on Monday that he fully supports a proposal submitted by the Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) to reinforce punitive actions against anyone who assault medical staffers. The proposal has been submitted to the National Assembly for endorsement, he said. …

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Jaber Hospital project records highest fine for delay – KD 71m debt detected after inventory

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Undersecretary at the Ministry of Public Works Engr Awatef Al-Ghunaim disclosed the total debt detected after inventory of the ministry’s projects was KD 71 million, and details of the debt will be released before Eid Al-Adha holiday to reveal information about each debt and the date …

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73 liquor bottles with illegal Indian – ‘Nationality of 20 persons not reinstated’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Two officers from Farwaniya Security Command arrested an Indian for violating the law and for the possession of 73 bottles of local alcohol, reports Al-Rai daily. While patrolling in Hassawi, the officers noticed the erratic movement of the vehicle so they signaled for the driver, an …

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Life-term quashed as duo acquitted in drug peddling – Poultry from Luxembourg banned; spoilt foodstuff destroyed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Court of Appeals overturned the First Instance Court’s verdict that sentenced a truck driver and alleged narcotic peddler to life in prison, and instead acquitted them of smuggling 140kg of “hashish” from Iraq through Al-Abdali border. Representing the truck driver, Attorney Ina’am Haidar argued that …

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Stray dogs, animals on rise

With the increase in population and the construction of new cities on the periphery, and near land, the number of stray dogs and stray animals has increased, particularly in areas which have the aspect of a desert, reports Al-Qabas daily. Despite the efforts of the competent authorities in the State, …

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Two activists accused of leaking CSC data released – Prosecution probes petition

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The Public Prosecution released activists Ali Al-Thuweini and Najat Al-Qallaf on KD 1000 bail per person. The duo is accused of leaking and publishing data of the Civil Service Commission. It is worthy of note the Public Prosecution detained the two activists last Thursday in order …

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10,000 Filipinos living illegally in Kuwait, says Philippine envoy

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26: The Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait, Renato Pedro Villa said some 10,000 Filipinos are living illegally in Kuwait, including 8,000 domestic workers who have fled their sponsors and pointed to the presence of about 60 Filipinos at the labor center, some of them are accused of illegitimate pregnancies, …

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Tons of Indian shrimps flood market despite ban – report – ‘Unholy sex’ offered by males at massage parlour

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26: About 183,000 tons of Indian shrimps have sneaked into the country and flooded the Kuwaiti markets despite a ban issued on their import, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to an informed source, Indian shrimps found their way to the Kuwaiti markets despite ministerial decisions that banned them …

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Man gets 5-years jail for setting citizen’s car alight – Fighting case in Morocco

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26: In an unprecedented action, Lawyer Ali Hassan Al-Kandari left the country for the Kingdom of Morocco to submit a petition and file lawsuit against a Moroccan for blackmailing a Kuwaiti citizen. Al-Kandari is the first Kuwaiti lawyer who has gone this far to submit a petition …

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‘Embassy in Turkey following up issue of arrested Kuwaiti citizen’ – Al-Shatti accused of smuggling ‘relics’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Ambassador to Turkey Ghassan Al-Zawawi stated the embassy is following up the issue of Kuwaiti citizen Abdullah Al-Shatti arrested recently by the Turkish security authorities for smuggling relics of the Ottoman period. Al-Zawawi said the embassy communicated news about the arrest in Ankara to …

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