Crime

6 women caught begging

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Police have arrested 6 women, Syrians and Jordanians with their 3 children for begging for alms, reports Al-Rai daily. They were caught in front of mosques and banks in Jahra. They have been handed over to the concerned authorities to prepare their deportation from the country. …

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‘I had planned it, am not sorry for killing brother’: jail stays

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The Public Prosecution has ordered the continued detention of a Kuwaiti who is said to have shot to death his brother in Omariya, reports Al-Anba daily. During interrogation the suspect said he had planned to murder his brother and also said he is not sorry for …

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15 drug addicts, peddlers held in massive raids

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: A total of 15 drug addicts and those trading in drugs and alcohol were arrested in a series of security campaigns in Farwaniya, Hawally and Jahra governorates. These campaigns were carried out in compliance with the directive of Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs in the …

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Hunt for a red pickup ‘stuntman’

 KUWAIT CITY, March 3:  General Traffic Department, in coordination with Ahmadi Security Directorate, seized a pickup vehicle which was used by its owner for performing dangerous stunts in Wafra area, and referred the alleged owner for investigations, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, …

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Bid to smuggle marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: An Asian expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle two kilograms of marijuana into the country. According to sources, the customs officers at the airport suspected the Asian passenger who had arrived from his country and checked his luggage thoroughly to find …

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Asian woman screams, foils rape bid in Farwaniya – Egyptian arrested

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: An Asian expatriate lodged a complaint at Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Police Station against an Egyptian expatriate, accusing the latter of hitting him on the shoulder with a stick and threatening to kill him. Securitymen arrested the Egyptian expatriate and took necessary legal action. Furthermore, an unknown individual …

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Car wash at police station?

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: The Interior Ministry is interrogating a policeman who allowed an Asian to wash patrols cars using the water hose in front of one of the police stations, reports Al-Rai daily. According to sources, someone made a clip and posted it on the social media to highlight …

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Bedoun attempts self-immolation near Jahra court

  KUWAIT CITY, March 1:  A Bedoun youth tried to commit suicide by pouring petrol on his body and setting fire to himself in front of Jahra Court. Securitymen, firefighters and paramedics rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received information on the incident. They …

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Reckless driving and endangering the lives of people – 2 arrested

 KUWAIT CITY, March 1:  Police have arrested two Kuwaitis, aged 35, 25, for reckless driving and endangering the lives of other road users and attempting to run over policemen in a failed bid to escape, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said, upon information a police patrol was sent …

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Kuwaiti woman acquitted of carrying gun and ammo

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti woman who was accused of possessing a firearm and ammunition, and ordered a Kuwaiti man, with whom the woman had a quarrel, to pay a fine of KD 1,000. According to the report of the arresting officer, a fight broke …

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