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Wednesday , December 12 2018


GTD set to cancel all driving licences obtained ‘illegally’

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: General Traffic Department (GTD), based on directives of Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Fahd Al-Shuwa’i, has started reviewing and auditing the driving licenses of expatriates with the aim of cancelling the driving licenses that were issued illegally such as …

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Woman out in forged nationality case

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of a lower court, which acquitted a citizen (female) who had earlier been reported to be holding three nationalities, of forging documents to acquire Kuwaiti citizenship. According to the testimony of an officer from the Citizenship and Passport Affairs …

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Huge damage in basement fire in Abu Halifa

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: Fire broke out in the basement of a five-storied building in Abu Halifa. No casualties but huge material losses were incurred. According to a press statement issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), when the Operations Room of KFSD received information about the fire, firefighters were …

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Kuwaitis top list of criminal cases followed by Saudis and Syrians

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Kuwaitis topped the list of criminal cases recorded in the country in 2017 such that they were responsible for 2,958 of the entire 5,969 cases within the period in review while Saudis came second on the list with 795 cases and Syrians followed with 613 cases. According …

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Asian expat hit, perishes

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: An Asian expatriate died when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a Kuwaiti citizen in Fintas area while he was crossing the road. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen and paramedics rushed …

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Driver shot, injured as bid to rob armoured cash van fails

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: An Egyptian employee of a security company was shot in his thigh when he and his colleague were dealing with three armed robbers who were attempting to steal money from an armoured vehicle in Shuwaikh area. According to security sources, the robbery attempt occurred late night …

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Court acquits citizen of raping Iran woman

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: The Misdemeanor Court acquitted the female owner of a company specialized in reserving properties, hotels and clinics as well as an employee of the company of swindling a person. The Public Prosecution charged the two defendants of swindling a person by telling the latter that he …

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Wanted Kuwaiti caught with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: An Asian expatriate was arrested in Abu Halifa area in possession of drugs. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling the area at night under the guidance of Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa when they suspected an expatriate who was walking in the area …

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Ukrainian charging KD 1,000/night for sex arrested

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: A Ukrainian woman, who entered the country on visit visa, was arrested as she engaged in prostitution for eight days during which she charged KD 1,000 per night, reports Al-Rai daily. Acting on a tip-off about the immoral acts of the woman in an apartment in Shaab, …

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Citizen dead in Jahra stable

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: A citizen was found dead in a stable in Jahra, reports Al-Rai daily. Jahra securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received a call from a citizen who reported that one of his friends was found lying down …

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