Thursday , November 23 2017

Crime

Scores arrested in nationwide raids

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Officers from the Public Security Department in the Interior Ministry arrested several individuals involved in various crimes, including those who violated the Residency law, in addition to the issuance of hundreds of traffic citations and impounding of vehicles when they conducted security campaigns in various governorates …

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Nepali woman killed in flee bid – Victim of trafficking; 4 Nepali women died in one month

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: A Nepali woman has died while trying to escape confinement in Kuwait. The deceased identified as Anita Shakya of Kathmandu had been held captive at a building based in Hawally, Kuwait, by the manpower agent, says the Kathmandu Post. It has been learnt that human traffickers …

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Court overturns jail in maid rape

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Court of Appeals has nullified the verdict of the First Instance Court that sentenced a Kuwaiti man, in absentia, to 10 years imprisonment with hard labor for raping an Asian housemaid. The court refrained from imposing penalty on the accused. Case files indicate the housemaid …

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Cigarettes smuggling bid foiled – Trio held with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Customs officers at Nuwaiseeb border point foiled an attempt by a passenger to smuggle 50 boxes of cigarettes estimated at KD 24,000 to Saudi Arabia. The officers seized the items and ordered the passenger to obtain customs clearance. A case was registered. Meanwhile, officers from the …

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Fire in Sabhan furniture factory

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Firemen battled a massive blaze that engulfed 4000 square/meters area of a furniture factory belonging to a major company in Sabhan Industrial Area. The Fire Operations Room responded to a distress call about the incident and deployed a team of firefighters to the scene. The ceiling …

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Two Kuwaiti brothers perish in highway accident

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Two Kuwaiti brothers, 22 and 25 years old, died when their vehicle collided with another along King Fahad Motorway. Firefighters, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received information on the fatal accident. Upon arrival at the scene, …

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Money Laundering network busted

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: Ministry of Interior busted a money laundering network of a Bedoun and two Kuwaiti brothers after intensive investigation proved the suspects were actually involved in suspicious deals, which included procuring and reselling of vehicles in large numbers, reports Al-Qabas daily. A security source said one of …

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Kuwait held for spreading rumors and misinformation on social media

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): A citizen, suspected of spreading rumors and misinformation on social media, was arrested by the police, said the Interior Ministry Tuesday. The Interior Ministry’s Public Relations department said that the citizen committed illicit acts on his social media accounts, revealing that 24 charges have been …

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Gang of money-launderers in court

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: The Criminal Court adjourned a case involving a citizen, his wife, a Bahraini national, a Jordanian and three Lebanese nationals accused of swindling and money laundering in connection with a real estate they sold for KD 72 million abroad. The lawsuit was postponed to Dec 11 …

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Home delivery option as taxi drivers, women in prostitution

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Security operatives from Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh have put an end to illegal activities of a three-man gang of Asian taxi drivers and their 4 female compatriots, reports Al-Anba daily. This follows a tip-off the sector received about three Asian taxi drivers promoting vice by transporting women to …

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