Fake Kuwaiti swindles eight people

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: Police have arrested a bedoun for impersonating a very well-known Kuwaiti and swindling seven Kuwaitis and a Jordanian to the tune of KD 200,000, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect reportedly forged government labor employment contracts and convinced his victims that he will share the business profits. Two of the victims lost 52,000 dinars – one of the Kuwaitis 25,000 and the Jordanian 27,000. The suspect was arrested in Jahra. Police have seized from him fake contracts and large sums of money. He has been handed over to the authorities.

Liquor peddlers held: The Jahra police have arrested two Asians for trafficking in narcotic pills and selling locally-manufactured booze, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspects were caught in the suburb of Sa’ad Al-Abdullah on suspicion. It has also been reported they were driving a vehicle reported stolen by the owner. When police approached the men reportedly pulled over their vehicle and attempted to escape on foot. Police chased and arrested them and in the vehicle they found 370 narcotic pills and 192 bottles booze. Police records show one of the Koreans was deported one year ago and he entered the country illegally.

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