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KUWAIT CITY, April 10: A Kuwaiti who was allegedly under the influence of drugs has been taken into custody for assaulting a traffic policeman, reports Al-Rai daily.
The daily added, this happened following a traffic accident in Mahboula involving cars of the Kuwaiti and a Bangladeshi roaming taxi driver.
The Kuwaiti reportedly started beating the Bangladeshi and when the traffic policeman intervened to solve the problem, the Kuwaiti attacked the man in uniform.
However, following the incident the video footage of the incident went viral within seconds. The footage shows the suspect assaulting the policeman, getting behind the steering wheel and driving off. The arrest came after the traffic policeman and the Bangladeshi filed complaints with the area police station. The suspect was arrested within two hours.
Police station shut: General Department for Public Relations and Media Security of Ministry of Interior revealed that Jahra Police Station will be closed for three months from April 16 to July 16 for renovation and maintenance purposes, reports Al-Shahed daily. It stressed that all complaints and information intended for Jahra Police Station will be received at Al-Naeem Police Station. The department affirmed that this step is based on the efforts exerted by Ministry of Interior to maintain the buildings of security authorities of the country.
Syrian probed: The State Security has detained for interrogation a 26-year-old Syrian for filming the interior of a mosque in Jaber Al-Ali, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came after a police colonel who was praying at the mosque saw the suspect and called the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior. The Syrian said he wanted to prove to his family back home that he is praying in a mosque.