KUWAIT CITY, Dec 1: Securitymen from Financial Crime Department affiliated to the Criminal Evidence Department apprehended a 35-year-old Egyptian expatriate for practicing black magic and cheating.
The suspect is said to have swindled his clients by convincing them he had special magical powers, and charged KD 400 to KD 500 for each service. He was in possession of magic tools, says Al-Seyassah.
Apparently, the Director General of Criminal Evidence Department Brigadier Mohamed Al-Sharhan was tipped-off about the activities of an Egyptian expatriate who practiced magic inside a flat in Farwaniya area.
Acting on information, a team of securitymen was formed to follow-up the issue, and after verification of the report, an undercover officer approached the suspect seeking solution to his alleged problems.
They agreed on KD 350 service charge and with advance payment of KD 200. The suspect was arrested while receiving the sum. He confessed practicing magic in secret for two years.