KUWAIT CITY, April 20: Three expatriates of Asian and Syrian nationalities were arrested for stealing diesel from oil sites and storing it in specialized containers inside a livestock pen in Kabad area, reports Al-Shahed daily. After the suspects were arrested, they confessed during interrogations that they work for a company owned by a citizen which has a contract with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
They revealed that they have been stealing diesel from the oil facilities of KOC and storing it in the livestock pen. They led detectives to the livestock pen in Kabad area. Detectives then discovered that the Kuwaiti citizen has been exporting the diesel overseas using falsified documents.
He sells the diesel at higher prices in Asian countries. When the detectives looked for the citizen at his house, they realized that he went into hiding. Investigations have been launched to find and arrest him. The three arrested suspects have been referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies