KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: A French woman of Tunisian origin has been referred to the Public Prosecution for insulting Kuwait in an audio clip spread on the WhatsApp social media, reports Al-Rai daily.
The arrest came after the Cybercrime department affiliated to the Criminal Investigations Department got a warrant issued from the Public Prosecution and took the woman in custody who initially denied the charge but later admitted to it.
She works on sponsorship of a press institution as she carries a French passport . She added, it was a message meant only for a friend. However, she is being interrogated.
Meanwhile, a traffic officer has filed a complaint at a local police station accusing an unidentified Kuwaiti of verbally abusing him while doing his duty, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the officer, working for the Ahmadi Traffic Department, he saw the suspect violating a traffic law and proceeded to issue him a citation. In the course of the act, the Kuwaiti allegedly insulted him and drove off.