Crime

39 cars seized in crackdown on ‘drifters’

KUWAIT CITY, May 6 : For the second consecutive day, the General Traffic Department launched a number of traffic campaigns to arrest reckless drivers and racers, during which the officers issued 96 traffic citations, seized 39 vehicles and detained 28 traffic violators in traffic custody. According to the General Depart- …

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Kuwaiti acquitted of money laundering – No crime committed: lawyer

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: The Criminal Court has acquitted a Kuwaiti man of money laundering and usury involving a sum of KD 18,000. The Public Prosecution Department charged the man for laundering KD 18,300 within a period of five months by deliberately obtaining money, possessing, using and transferring the sum …

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Bid to prevent cable theft

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Bakheet Al-Rasheedi revealed that the ministry, in coordination with Ministry of Interior, has developed solutions to prevent thefts of electrical cables, reports Aljarida daily. He revealed that Kuwaiti guards shall be deployed round the clock in power …

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Missing radioactive device from Burgan oil field found

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: A radioactive device that was missing at Burgan oil field, southern Kuwait, earlier Friday was found and fully sealed, the Ministry of Interior confirmed. It said an expatriate who works in Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) called the ministry to report he found a device near his …

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Blank paper to dollars … African man arrested for cheating citizens

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested an African for swindling Kuwaitis, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources the man said he was selling banknotes printing machine that turns special blank papers into US dollars using a special ink. He told his victims the …

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Smartphones stolen by an Egyptian

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: An unidentified Egyptian has been summoned by the police for interrogation for allegedly stealing 23 smartphones from the shop of a Tunisian, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the complainant the Egyptian broke into his shop and stole the phones. In the meantime, personnel from the Criminal …

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Hunt for ‘drifters’

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: A surprise campaign was launched in Abdali area against a group of reckless drivers after Public Security sector received information about their dangerous stunt performances in the area. According to security sources, Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Ibrahim Al- …

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Top trader nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, May 5: Personnel from the Sentences Enforcement Department have seized the chairman of a public benefit society and a former candidate to the parliamentary elections who had been sentenced to four years imprisonment in absentia for committing forgery, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the former candidate …

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Kuwaiti beaten in revenge attack with help of 4 Egyptians

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: A Kuwaiti working as secretary for a Member of Parliament has filed a complaint with the police accusing a compatriot of allegedly impersonating a police officer and beating him with the help of four Egyptians, reports Al-Anba daily. The complainant has submitted a medical report showing …

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Two cross-dressers held

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Police have arrested two cross-dressers, a Kuwaiti, and a Jordanian, and referred them to the authorities, reports Al- Rai daily. The suspects were arrested after the person behind the wheel was ordered to pull over for driving a vehicle with tinted glass in violation of a …

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