KUWAIT CITY, Feb 20: A group of unidentified individuals attacked several patrol officers on Abdali Road at 32 kilometer mark and threw stones at them and their patrol vehicles, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, patrol officers stopped a juvenile who violated the traffic rules by driving a car with tinted windows and for not abiding by the conditions of safe driving. When they discovered that the juvenile was not holding a driver’s license, they confiscated his civil ID and registration book of the vehicle. Since the juvenile was accompanied by his sister, he was told to call a relative to take his sister.
In an attempt to escape, the juvenile jumped into one of the police vehicles and sped off but he was chased and arrested. Five individuals came in a SUV and they were carrying sharp objects. They attacked the patrol officers, threw stones at them and their vehicles and took the juvenile with them before driving off. Investigations have been launched to find the suspects.
4 youths held for stealing cars
Farwaniya securitymen arrested four youths for stealing vehicles. While patrolling the area, the securitymen noticed five youths who were dancing inside a US-made vehicle. The officers signaled for the driver to pull over and when the vehicle stopped, one of the youths fled whereas the remaining four were arrested. During interrogation, the officers discovered the youths were involved in a series of car thefts and the vehicle they were using at the time of arrest was reported stolen. The four suspects were referred to the relevant security department and investigation is ongoing to arrest the other suspect who escaped.