KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Five people were arrested after appearing in a video that went viral on social media recently. The suspects were seen discarding garbage in an open area next to the livestock pen for camels — an act punishable by Environment Protection Law No. 42/2014, says Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry. Environment Protection Law bans the act of discarding garbage and other waste materials except at designated locations and inside containers allotted for that purpose. The department indicated the five suspects — Faisal Salah (Egyptian, 1976), Abdushafi’e Abdul Ghani (Egyptian, 1975), Mohammed (Egyptian, 1992), Tareq Mu’anad (Syrian 1978), and Mohammed Awadh (Egyptian 1986) were identified and arrested after intensive investigation. They all confessed to the crime and were referred to concerned authorities. Statement added environment policemen had combed the area to follow-up and verify report published on social media regarding a truck dumping garbage illegally in an open area, and successfully traced the site — even after burning the garbage completely. It reiterated the department will be monitoring any form of misconduct and deal with it in a timely manner, and that perpetrators will be referred to relevant authorities for necessary legal action.
Rare pigeons stolen: A Kuwaiti has filed a complaint with the Taima Police Station accusing four unidentified persons of stealing four rare breed pigeons worth KD 400 each from his live stock pen off Artal Road, reports Al-Anba daily. He said the theft occurred after he took the pigeons to sell at the Al-Jahra Auction. The suspects reportedly bargained on the price and when he refused to sell, they allegedly followed him to his livestock pen and committed the theft. Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have lifted fingerprints from th