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Egyptians in fierce fight, settling scores; Gang of car thieves busted

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: A fierce fight erupted between five Egyptians in Salmiya because of previous disputes. Assault and public brawl cases were registered against them so they were referred to the relevant security unit for the necessary action.

Meanwhile, an Iraqi man filed a complaint at Maidan Hawally Police Station accompanied with a medical report showing injuries he sustained when a Syrian attacked him. According to security sources, the Iraqi told police that the Syrian insulted and beat him without any reason.

Investigations are ongoing to find and arrest the Syrian. Also, an Ethiopian reported to Funaitees Police Station that he was beaten by three unidentified persons in Mahboula. He said they stopped their vehicle and then took turns in beating him up. An assault case was filed and investigations are ongoing to arrest the suspects. In related news, an Egyptian lodged a complaint at Salmiya Police Station against a Lebanese who allegedly assaulted his son. An assault case was registered against the Lebanese and investigations are underway.

Car thieves nabbed: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested a threeman gang — two Kuwaitis and a Syrian — for stealing 19 cars, mostly left in operation condition, reports Al-Shahed daily. The arrest came after police received information that one of the Kuwaitis, believed to be 26 years old, is the prime suspect and it is he who steals the cars when someone leaves them in operation and goes about doing his business.

The daily added, police then raided the home of the prime suspect in Hawalli after getting a warrant from the Public Prosecution and seized from him cell phone which he had apparently stolen from the cars and some drugs. During interrogation the suspect admitted to the charge and gave police names of his two accomplices. They were picked up from Sa’ad Al-Abdullah. They told police they set fire to the cars after removing the parts. They also said they used the cars to commit thefts. They have been referred to the concerned authorities

By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff

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