KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: A Kuwaiti youth who was arrested for stealing laptops and mobile phones in Kuwait City, justified his crime by claiming that he steals to pay for drugs as he is a drug addict, reports Al-Rai daily.
Capital detectives launched investigations and monitored the surrounding areas after receiving several complaints concerning thefts of laptops and mobile phones from shops.
Investigations led to a Kuwaiti youth who, when seized, claimed that he was in the area because he lost his mobile phone. After further interrogations, he eventually confessed to stealing laptops and phones so that he can sell them for buying drugs. He led detectives to the locations where he sold the stolen items. He was referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.
Meanwhile, a 1988-born youth was stabbed a number of times by an unknown individual near a children saloon at a commercial complex, reports Al-Anba daily. When the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about a fight between two individuals, securitymen rushed to the location to find the youth who was stabbed multiple times but the one who stabbed him had escaped.
He was rushed to Jahra Hospital where he was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit. A case has been registered and investigations are ongoing to find the suspect as well as determine the reason behind the fight. In another incident, an unknown individual stole a Kuwaiti citizen’s vehicle from a vehicle technical inspection company in Jahra Industrial area, reports Al-Anba daily.
A Kuwaiti citizen informed securitymen that his vehicle was in front of the company when it was stolen and there was KD 4,000 inside it. The detectives combed the surrounding areas in an attempt to find the vehicle and suspect but to no avail. A case was registered and necessary action was taken.