KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested an unidentified Asian man for practicing medicine without license, reports Arab Times daily.
Acting on a tip-off police put the suspect’s apartment in Khaitan under surveillance for quite some time and when caught the man red-handed, there were three other men with who had gone to receive treatment.
During interrogation the man said he had been practicing medicine for the past five years inside his apartment. He also said on a daily basis he received 10 patients most of whom were violators of residence law. He also said he was selling pills to women to induce abortion for KD 50. The money was refundable if the pills failed to abort the fetus. Police have seized a quantity of forbidden medicines.
46 tons of spoilt foodstuff destroyed
Officials from the Food and Market Inspectorate at the Municipality Services Evaluation and Follow-up Sector affiliated to Capital Municipality recently raided a foodstuff warehouse in Shuwaikh Industrial Area wherein they confiscated and destroyed 17 tons of spoilt food and issued several citations, reports Al- Seyassah daily.
In a related report, Emergency Team affiliated to Mubarak Al-Kabeer Municipality embarked on a field campaign in Subhan Industrial Area leading to confiscation and destruction of 6 tons of spoilt food inside a factory. They also issued several citations during the operation.
In addition, Head of Hawally Emergency Team Riyadh Al-Rabea announced that Hawally Municipality accomplished a series of achievements last year. He explained that the accomplishments included destruction of 23 tons of expired food items that were not fit for human consumption, issuance of 1,574 various violations and demolition of 3,832 illegal structures. The team also closed down 43 shops.