KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Following the arrest of two Iraqis for attempting to smuggle 60 hunting guns into the country through Jarshiyan Border Center few days ago, another individual has been arrested along with two others for smuggling large number of weapons and ammunition into the country.
According to security sources, the team of officers that was formed to investigate the issue managed to find the third suspect who is a non-Kuwaiti during their investigations.
They arrested him and raided his residence to find a stock of ammunition. During interrogations, he confessed that he, along with two other accomplices, managed to smuggle large number of weapons into the country in October.
They stored them in a Kuwaiti citizen’s livestock pen in Al-Liyah area. Officers raided the livestock pen to find a huge pile of about 1,300 boxes containing a total of 325,000 bullets for hunting rifles, four hunting rifles, five stocks of assault rifles, and a number of sealed boxes containing bullets for assault rifles.
The officers also arrested the other two suspects. All three suspects were referred with the confiscated weapons and ammunition to the concerned authorities for further investigations. Meanwhile, Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad appreciated the efforts exerted by the security officials in protecting the country and its people from those with ill-intentions.