KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23, (Agencies): A Kuwaiti citizen has been shot dead and his brother wounded by their cousin, also a Kuwaiti citizen in a shooting in Al-Adan area on Sunday, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced. Authorities have apprehended the perpetrator, who was found to be under the infl uence of drugs, with a pair of unlicensed handguns and a rifl e in his possession, a statement by the ministry noted. Moreover, a murder probe has been launched to uncover the details surrounding the case and the suspect has been referred to authorities, the statement added.
35,455 citations issued: The General Traffic Department (GTD) conducted surprise campaigns in various parts of the six governorates from Oct 9-15 resulting in the issuance of 35, 455 traffic citations. In a press statement, the department disclosed that the campaigns led to impounding of 539 vehicles, 17 motorbikes and a vehicle used in criminal activity. It also resulted in the arrest of 10 individuals for committing major traffic violations, whereas five expatriates were referred to the Deportation Center for driving without a license. The department affirmed that the campaigns will continue round the clock throughout the country to ensure that traffic laws are implemented properly for the safety of road users.