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Gang of gamblers nabbed; ‘Eco-warriors’ nab oyster-fishers

gambling-in-kuwaitKUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: A gang of Asian expatriates were arrested for gambling inside an apartment in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when detectives from the Residency Affairs Department received information about the gambling activities inside an apartment in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area, they conducted investigations and obtained a warrant.

A team was formed then to raid the suspected apartment. They arrested a group of Asian expatriates, some of who did not have valid residence permits while others did not have any identification documents. The gang was referred to the concerned authorities where necessary measures have been taken against them.


‘Eco-warriors’ nab oyster-fishers
Environment policemen arrested eight Asians for diving into deep sea to collect oysters. The officers confiscated about 202 kilograms of oysters in their possession. Security sources said the Operations Room received information about some people collecting oysters in Zour sea area, prompting the arrival of environment policemen to the scene accompanied by researchers from the Environment Public Authority (EPA) to monitor and record the entire fishing process.

The eight Asians were arrested for infringing Article 100 of Environmental Law that prohibits collecting, harming, possessing or transporting any land or marine fungal organism whether dead or alive or even tampering with young ones or nests or eggs of the organisms

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