KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7: Public Relations and Security Media Department at Ministry of Interior stated in a press release that officers from the General Traffic Department issued 27,101 citations, booked 1,430 vehicles and five bikes, arrested 30 individuals for committing grave traffic breaches and referred four expatriates for deportation for driving without driving license, recently. It affirmed that the General Traffic Department will continue to exert efforts in all six governorates to apply the law and ensure the traffic rules and regulations are followed.
Stolen car recovered: Patrolmen assigned on the northern roads recovered a stolen car in Subiya where the thieves abandoned it a few hours after the theft. In a press statement, the Interior Ministry disclosed the patrolmen got suspicious upon seeing the car, so they checked the records and they found that it was reported stolen earlier. A team from the Criminal Investigations Department lifted fingerprints from the car to identify and arrest the thieves.
Pet dog stolen: An unknown individual stole a pet dog belonging to a Kuwaiti businesswoman, reports Al-Shahed daily. The Kuwaiti woman had lodged a complaint at Abdullah Al-Salem Police Station, explaining that her housemaid was walking the dog outside the house when an unknown individual in a white car stopped next to her and took the dog before fleeing from the location. And, inspectors from the Road Usage and Public Sanitation Sector of Capital Municipality conducted a campaign in Sharq Industrial Area and removed 10 abandoned vehicles and a tow truck. The impounded vehicles have since been kept at the Seized Vehicles Garage. The operation will continue over an indeterminate period to cleanse the governorate of debris.
Trucker in soup: A team, from the environment Police Department issued a citation to a truck driver for violating the environmental safety conditions in transporting goods, because a big part of the goods fell on Al-Miqwa’ Bridge along the Seventh Ring Road due to his negligence which caused traffic jam. In cooperation with the Kuwait Municipality branch in Mubarak Al-Kabeer, the scattered items were collected so traffic flow went back to normal. The driver and the truck were referred to the concerned authority for legal action.