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Crime

‘Parcel’ with 91,000 drug pills seized – MoI arrests 27 expats for violating Residency Law

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Personnel from the Kuwait International Airport airfreight department recently foiled an attempt by an unidentified person to smuggle into the country 91,000 drug pills, reports Al- Shahed daily. The daily added, the parcel came from an unidentified Arab country. According to customs officials the contraband was …

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Two Arabs in police net for stealing 2 safe deposit boxes with cash

One accused employee was trying to flee from Kuwait, Interpol nabs his accomplice KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Officers from the Criminal Evidence General Department in the Interior Ministry arrested two Arab men for stealing two safe deposit boxes which contained an undisclosed amount of money from a company, reports Al-Seyassah …

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Court grants woman custody of her 3 children

KUWAIT CITY, May 23:The Personal Status Circuit of the Court of First Instance gave a Kuwaiti woman the custody of her three children even though their father had submitted pictures to mislead the court into believing that the behavior of his estranged wife was very bad and she could not …

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Syrians’ jail terms for illegal fundraising in Kuwait upheld

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by the Criminal Court which had sentenced three Syrian expatriates, including two imams, for illegal collection of donations, reports gulfnews.com quoting Al-Rai daily. According to the case file, the three Syrians were arrested for collecting donations and using …

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Statistics ringing alarm bell over hike in number of traffic accidents

GTD officers deal with 68,000 reports from Jan 1-May 21; 176 people die KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Despite the continuous efforts exerted by General Traffic Department (GTD) to carry out media campaigns to spread traffic awareness to road users for their safety and the safety of others, official statistics are …

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Court obliges man to pay KD 58,000 comp – Municipality to pay citizen KD 25,000 compensation for damages

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The First Instance Court obligated a man to pay KD 58,000 to a Kuwaiti woman as compensation for the harm he caused her and the benefits she deserved. The dispute started when the defendant deceived the plaintiff by claiming he has a big project with huge …

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Asian passenger held with 3-kg marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: An Asian expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle three kilograms of marijuana into the country. According to sources, the Asian passenger appeared nervous when he arrived at the airport, prompting customs officers to check his luggage. They found three kilograms of …

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Amnesty granted to jailed policemen

KUWAIT CITY, May 22, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) pardoned on Monday members of the police force imprisoned for minor offenses, in a gesture of goodwill to mark the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al- Sabah has commuted …

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Bag with drug pills tied to pigeon

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Custom officers at the Abdali border outlet thwarted an attempt by drug trafficker(s) to smuggle narcotics into the country by personally hunting down the pigeon used in the sophisticated smuggling activity. A security source said inspectors at the border outlet noticed a pigeon perching on a …

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Pens used in forging docus ‘easily available’ in Kuwait

Move tied to absence of control by authorities KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Pens and pencils which are used in forgery, counterfeiting documents and seize the rights of others are easily available across Kuwait in bookstores, libraries and even in some grocery stores. The daily added, this is because of the …

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