KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Hawally investigations teams are hunting for a youth who made death threats to a senior citizen in the presence of the latter’s son at a petrol station in South Surra area, reports Al-Anba daily. The citizen, after receiving the death threats, lodged a complaint at South Surra Police Station. He explained that he had refueled his vehicle at the petrol station and asked the youth, who was driving a vehicle without a number plate, to give way. As soon as he and his son left the station, the youth followed them and broke one of the windows and mirror. He continued to follow them and then took out a knife and fl ashed it at him, saying, “Dir Balak Ala Nafsak”, which means “Take care of yourself”. The youth later escaped when the citizen stopped at a citizen service center.
Cross-dressers held: Two crossdressers were arrested for not only wearing heavy makeup and dressing like women but for also crashing into a patrol vehicle while trying to escape from the police, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, a patrol team spotted the two young men in heavy makeup driving in Hiteen area and ordered them to pull over. However, they tried to escape, crashing into the patrol vehicle in the process. Securitymen managed to stop them and found makeup and wigs in their possession. They were arrested and referred to the Criminal Investigations Department in preparation for referral to Public Prosecution on charges of cross-dressing. A case of damaging state property was registered at South Surra Police Station against them.
Caught stealing diesel: Vital facilities securitymen arrested an Asian expatriate who tried to steal diesel from one of the tanks at a site in Shuaiba area, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to a security source, securitymen suspected a vehicle that was carrying barrels and exiting from the site. They chased the vehicle and forced the driver to pull over. They checked his details to discover he is an Asian employee of a company that has contracted with Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). When questioned, he confessed to stealing diesel and selling it to another person. A case was registered at Subbiya Police Station and he was referred to the Public Prosecution.
Woman hurt in fight: A Kuwaiti woman sustained injuries in her hand during a quarrel with another inside a commercial complex in Salmiya area, says Al-Seyassah. When the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the quarrel, securitymen rushed to the location to discover some passersby managed to settle the quarrel and took the woman to Mubarak Hospital. Securitymen went to the hospital and found the woman admitted there. When questioned, she revealed that she had met the other woman at the mall and a quarrel broke out over some former disputes between them. Securitymen took necessary action.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies