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Customs seizes drug pills at airport – Bedoun electrocuted in pool

KUWAIT CITY, July 4: Customs officers at Kuwait airport arrested an Arab expatriate who tried to smuggle into the country 200 Tramadol pills carefully hidden inside small medicine containers. A security source said the officers aroused suspicion of the Arab while checking his luggage upon arrival from an unnamed Arab country. He was found in possession of 200 Tramadol pills concealed in medicine containers, which he intended to sell to customers here. Meanwhile, officers from the Public Security Sector apprehended a citizen in Farwaniya area in possession of illicit pills Capti, Shabu and tools for administering drugs. He was referred with the items to the General Department for Drug Control. Also, security operatives arrested a Kuwaiti citizen in Salmiya area under the influence of drugs. The suspect who was found sleeping on the ground kept repeating unintelligible words on his arrest. He was referred to concerned authorities.

Bedoun killed: A 15-year old Bedoun was electrocuted while swimming in a pool at a livestock pen in Jahra area. The victim was killed by electric shock when power cable made contact with the pool. A security source said the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry deployed a team of rescue men to the scene after receiving report about the incident. The lifeless body of the youth was seen floating in the pool upon their arrival. Criminal Evidences Men arrived at the scene and necessary measures were taken to refer the body to Forensics. A case was registered.

By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah staff

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