KUWAIT CITY, March 13: Ahmadi securitymen arrested a gang of two Egyptians, a Bedoun and an Iraqi for stealing copper cables and power generators in coordination with an inmate of the Central Prison. The gang is said to have dismantled and sold the stolen items at Amghara scrapyard. A security source said officers from the Criminal Investigation Department received several complaints regarding copper cable and generator thefts in camps and livestock pens, and a team of officers was formed to trail the suspects, which led to a member of the gang (the first Egyptian suspect). He accompanied security operatives to his accomplices. They told the officers the fifth suspect is an inmate of the central prisons. All four suspects have since been referred to the Public Prosecution.
Meanwhile, officials from the Public Hygiene and Road Usage Department at Farwaniya Municipality recently embarked on an inspection campaign against street hawkers and makeshift markets in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, and confiscated 10 trucks of fruits and vegetables, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Chairman of the department Sa’ad Al-Khreinj issued a statement indicating the Municipal officials had seized several clothing. He noted 60 personnel participated in the campaign with equipment and the department has set solid plan to counter negative phenomena and violation of regulations. He assured that necessary steps will be taken against violators based on directives from the Director of Farwaniya Municipality Engineer Mohammad Sarkhou.
In a related development, Chairman of Public Hygiene and Road Usage Department at Jahra Municipality Fahad Al-Qarefah disclosed that officials from the department carried out another campaign in Amghara and removed 80 loads of garbage. He also said the officials lifted 147 bags and 11 loads of solid waste, in addition to six loads of planks in the scrap yard and 63 loads of used tires. He noted the officials made use of 4 caterpillars and 45 employees in the campaign.
By Mishal Al Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff