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Crime

Securitymen arrest citizen with 3.5-kg of hashish, cocaine

KD 1,500, one kilo shabu, 122 narcotic pills seized from bedoun KUWAIT CITY, May 11: A Kuwaiti was arrested for drug trafficking with 3.5 kgms of hashish, cocaine, some chemical substances and materials used for manufacturing hashish in his possession, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Acting on information that the suspect receives …

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Court adjourns to May 24 to hear ‘appeal’ in Filipina DAESH case

KUWAIT CITY, May 11: The Court of Appeals presided over by Judge Nasser Al Hayd has adjourned to May 24 the appeal filed by the Public Prosecution against the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced a Filipina DAESH member to ten-year imprisonment with hard labor, followed …

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Landmine blast kills Sudanese shepherd

Egyptian dies in accident; Indian escapes with KD 4,450 KUWAIT CITY, May 11: A landmine exploded in Al- Abraq area in Salmi desert, resulting in the death of a 35-year old Sudanese camel herder and serious injuries to a Bangladeshi camel herder. According to security sources, when the Operations Room …

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Court acquits one, sentences 2 to 3-year jail, hard labor in fraud case

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: The Criminal Court acquitted a Kuwaiti citizen who along with two others was accused of forging bank documents — letters of guarantee. The court sentenced the first and third defendants in the case to three-year imprisonment with hard labor. The Public Prosecution had charged the three …

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Heavy vehicle topples on bridge

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: A heavy vehicle toppled on King Fahad Expressway near Nuwaiseeb, and the goods it was transporting fell on passing vehicles. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen, paramedics and firefighters rushed to the location. The …

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Customs seizes 15,000 drug pills from Egyptian trucker

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Customs officers manning the land border crossing points recently foiled an attempt by an unidentified trucker to smuggle 15,000 drug pills into the country, reports Annahar daily. The daily added, the truck arrived from Egypt and the Egyptian trucker was carrying a cargo of olive oil …

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‘Acquittal’ upheld against 3 in drugs case – Court nullifies decision of PAHA panel over disability

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which acquitted three Kuwaiti citizens who were accused of possessing drugs and driving a car under narcotic infl uence. According to the case file, a police officer was on his routine duty …

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Bullet fired by border securitymen ‘hits’ Bangladeshi shepherd

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: A Bangladeshi camel herder was shot in his right leg while he was tending to camels in Al-Adrei area. Investigations revealed that the bullet was fired by land border securitymen during a training session and hit the camel herder by mistake. According to security sources, when …

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Owner of real-estate firm detained for swindling 47 citizens of KD 3m

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: The Public Prosecution has ordered the detention of a real-estate company director for 21 days in Central Prison over allegations of swindling 47 Kuwaiti citizens. The Public Prosecution had interrogated him following complaints by judicial officials who dealt with the company. The Public Funds Prosecution and …

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Two Indians attacked, cash & cellphones robbed

Asian dies after he was run over by vehicle KUWAIT CITY, May 9: An Asian expatriate died when he was run over by a vehicle driven by a Kuwaiti citizen in Rawda area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, …

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