KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Personnel from the Criminal Evidences General Department have arrested a Syrian who had been sentenced in absentia for fraud, swindling people and forging entry visas, reports Al- Shahed daily. According to the General Department for Residence Affairs the man in collusion with some employees from the department for forging visit visas for expatriates in return for KD 250 each visa. The daily said police armed with a search and arrest warrant raided the man’s house and seized from him documents
New fake firms list: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) said a new list of names of fake companies has been referred to the General Department of Interrogation, reports Annahar daily quoting a senior official from PAM. The source added the names of these companies will be announced after the final verdict in issued by the court. The source pointed out PAM continues to monitor the activities of the companies, especially those which appear only on paper but employ a large number of laborers
Two abduction bids: An unidentified Egyptian has filed a complaint with the Khaitan Police Station accusing an unidentified person of attempting to kidnap his six-yearold daughter on two occasions, reports Al-Anba daily. The father has given to the police the picture of the would-be kidnapper which he took with his cell phone. The police are looking for the suspect.
Liquor with Lankan: A Sri Lankan expatriate was arrested in Abu Halifa area in possession of 12 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Abu Halifa area when they noticed a man standing behind a vehicle with a carton next to him. When he saw the securitymen, he tried to run away but securitymen managed to arrest him. They checked the carton to find 12 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. He was referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action. Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti citizen who is wanted by law for a number of cases was arrested in possession of a cigarette rolled with hashish. He was referred to the Drugs Control General Department for investigations.