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Girls woo boys; Workers arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Patrolmen arrested two Kuwaiti girls for playing loud music to attract youths to commit immoral acts while they were driving a Jeep in Ardiya area.

A security source said the girls were spotted in a Jeep playing love songs at full volume and behaving in a manner considered morally wrong to attract the youth. Necessary action was taken against them.

And, security operatives arrested an Egyptian expatriate for sheltering a runaway housemaid and engaging her in illegal relationship.

The man was in the company of the Asian lady when the police checked their ID cards and discovered she had fled from her sponsor. Upon questioning, the officers came to know the duo was in an illicit relationship and living together in a flat in Hawalli area. They were referred to concerned authorities for necessary action.

Workers arrested: Domestic Manpower Department arrested 20 domestic workers during an inspection campaign that it launched in cooperation with General Department for Residency Violation Investigations against the domestic workers offices in Ahmadi Governorate, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

The campaign was carried out under the guidance of Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah.

The details of all the expatriates and employees in these offices were checked using the fingerprint equipment and computer systems that were linked to the database of Ministry of Interior, which assisted in carrying out the campaign faster.

The officers arrested ten domestic workers against whom security cases were registered, and they referred them to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against them.

The officers also arrested ten other domestic workers for violating the residency law and referred them to the shelter for domestic workers in order to complete necessary investigations and legal actions regarding their cases.

Traffic crackdown: The General Traffic Department conducted traffic campaigns in the six governorates in compliance with the directive of Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Abdallah Yousef Al-Muhanna.

In a press statement, the ministry confirmed the traffic campaigns were in line with the department’s strategy to maintain road safety, guarantee strict compliance with traffic regulations, and apply the law on all those proven to have violated the regulations.

The total number of violations recorded in the past few days reached 37,636 — 9,569 for using mobile phones by hand while driving, 20,110 failure to use the seat belt and 7,957 for parking in areas designated for the handicapped.

The department called on all the road users to strictly follow traffic regulations for their own safety and that of other motorists. It also reaffirmed its plan to continue carrying out traffic campaigns in a bid to curb the negative behavior of some people on the roads.

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