KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The State Security Agency has referred a citizen from an unidentified GCC country for impersonating an official working in a sensitive department in the Interior Ministry and receiving money from Syrians and Iraqis after convincing them he can recruit their relatives in the ministry, reports Al-Anba daily.
According to a report issued by the State Security the suspect is a former employee of the Interior Ministry. He was forced into retirement after it was discovered he was involved in fraud cases. The report also stated the fraudster did not commit crimes against the State Security.
However, when the security authorities raided the home of the impersonator, they seized a stamp in the name of a VIP and several transactions which he had prepared to submit to the Immigration Department for the issue work permits, in addition to a pistol and 6 rounds of ammunition.
Fake police nabbed: Two expatriates — a Lebanese and a Syrian — were arrested for impersonating police, possessing a sachet of drugs and a police flasher, and stealing a motorbike, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, securitymen were patrolling Rawda area when they noticed two individuals trying to drag a motorbike which had stopped running. When they approached the two men to help, the latter took to their heels. Securitymen chased them based on suspicions and eventually caught them, finding a sachet of drugs and a police flasher on them. The two suspects admitted to stealing the motorbike by impersonating police. Victims of robberies by police impersonators in cases filed against unknown suspects will be summoned to identify the thieves in police lineup.