Crime

Fake Egyptian doctor caught issuing sick leaves

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested a 60-yearold Egyptian, identified only as Bayoumi, for impersonating a doctor and helping workers get sick leave, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said the arrest came after a Kuwaiti woman heard about the ‘doctor’ and filed a …

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Tenants asked to quit house – Landlord plans demolition

KUWAIT CITY, May 8: The Court of First Instance has ordered two tenants to vacate a house and hand over the building to the new landlord who plans to demolish and reconstruct it. The court declared it is constitutional to evict tenants from a rented building except in two instances; …

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Task force set up to counter ‘drifters’, attacks on police

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The Ministry of Interior has outlined its plan to combat recklessness on the streets of Kuwait and confront repeated attacks on security personnel, reports Al-Rai daily. The ministry said, it has formed a task force consisting men from all security sectors who have been instructed to …

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Officer not guilty of assault – 2 get 15 years in cash fraud

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The Misdemeanor Court has acquitted a warrant officer of Ministry of Interior who was accused of using excessive force on a Kuwaiti citizen during National Day celebrations by allegedly slapping him near Salhiya Police Station. Representing the police officer was Lawyer Abdulmohsen Al-Qattan who explained that …

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1,176 arrested in raids wanted for various offenses

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Public Security Sector, upon instructions from the acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah, arrested 1176 individuals wanted for various offenses in campaigns conducted from April 29th to May 5th. Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry stated officers …

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Two dead in car collision

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Two individuals including a 1963-born Kuwaiti citizen died when his vehicle collided head-on with another on Sixth Ring Road opposite Jahra Industrial Area. The other vehicle had burst into flames upon impact, killing the driver and burning his corpse to such a charred state that he …

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Syrian teen caught stealing gold

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: An Arab expatriate caught a 17-year old Syrian boy stealing gold jewelry from his neighbor’s flat in Maidan Hawally area, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, the man heard a loud sound from the flat opposite his in his building and looked through the keyhole of …

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Deaf and dumb robbing expats

KUWAIT CITY, May 7: Police have arrested a Kuwaiti woman and her compatriot boyfriend — who is believed to be deaf and dumb — for robbing expatriates at knifepoint, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the arrest came after an Egyptian filed a complaint with the Andalus police accusing …

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Customs seizes heroin from an Iranian

KUWAIT CITY, May 6:  Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled an attempt by an Iranian to smuggle 750 grams of heroin into the country, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, the General Department for Drugs Control was tipped off that the suspect will be arriving with …

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Police arrest scores in drug trafficking, traffic violations

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Personnel from Public Security Sector, in a recent campaign conducted in all six governorates of the country, arrested scores of people for criminal and civil offenses such as illicit drug peddling, residency and traffic violations, and evasion of sentence. Campaign in the Capital governorate led by …

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