KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: An Egyptian expatriate was beaten and stabbed in his arm by an unknown individual following an argument in a grocery store in Abu Halifa area, reports Al-Rai daily. When the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information from the shopkeeper about the incident, securitymen rushed to the location to find the Egyptian expatriate bleeding profusely from his arm. They immediately took him to Adan Hospital for treatment.
According to sources, the Egyptian was at the grocery store to buy something when he and another individual started arguing. The latter then hit him and stabbed him in his arm with a knife before fleeing. A case of attempted murder was filed and investigations have been launched to find and arrest the suspect.
Kuwaitis swindled: Two Kuwaiti citizens were swindled of KD 1,800 each by a compatriot under the pretext of providing them admissions in an Egyptian university, and the latter used that money to travel to Europe, reports Al-Rai daily.
According to security sources, the two citizens wanted to register in one of the universities in Egypt. The suspect had convinced them that he will be able to arrange admissions for them without the need for them to travel to Cairo and he asked them to pay KD 1,800 each.
After waiting a long time for news from the suspect, they tried to contact him but discovered that he was in Europe on a holiday. They also discovered that the deadline for registration in the university had passed and the registration fee was not more than KD 150. They filed a case against the suspect at Fahaheel Police Station. Securitymen are waiting for the suspect to return from Europe in order to arrest him.