KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Fire engulfed a three-storey building for bachelors in Khaitan area, and firemen dealt with it without recording any human casualty Public Relations and Media Department stated firemen rushed to the location, evacuated the building and prevented the flames from spreading to neighboring houses. Statement added the firemen exerted efforts to extinguish the fire due to prefabricated fences around building that caused the fire to spread rapidly.
Hashish with youth: A young Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in possession of hashish, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a security source, Farwaniya securitymen were on routine patrol in Farwaniya area when they suspected a young motorist who appeared nervous when he saw the police patrol, and they demanded him to stop.
They checked his details to discover he is a Kuwaiti citizen and checked his vehicle to find hashish. He was arrested and referred with the hashish to the Drugs Control General Department for necessary legal action.
Indian held with liquor: A Indian expatriate was arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of 48 bottles of imported liquor, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect was seen carrying cartons which he dumped on the ground as soon as he noticed the police and started to run. However, he was chased and seized by the police who found 48 bottles of imported liquor in the cartons. The suspect was referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.
‘Right of way’ fight: An Indian bus driver assaulted a 68-year old citizen and escaped after engaging the man in a quarrel over ‘right of way’ while driving in Khaitan area, says Al-Seyassah. The victim is said to have presented medical report showing bruises he suffered as a result of beating. He could not provide any detail about the Indian expatriate but a case was registered to trail him.
Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti citizen filed a complaint with security operatives accusing his ex-wife of damaging and setting fire to his vehicle in Jahra area. The man accused his ex-wife of hitting his vehicle intentionally after which she set it ablaze and fled the scene. A case was registered.
Indian says robbed: An Indian expatriate accused six people he knows in Bneid Al-Qar of kidnapping and theft, says Al-Seyassah. In a complaint with officers at the Dasma police station, the Indian said he was kidnapped and assaulted by six people who stole KD 220 from him. He provided security operatives details of the suspects, including their places of work. A case was registered. Measures have since been taken to arrest them.