KUWAIT CITY, July 2: The Court of Appeals acquitted a Kuwaiti man of defrauding three compatriots to the tune of KD 240,000. The citizen was charged for presenting a bogus project to the plaintiffs after he promised them satisfying returns through the establishment of a real estate company in Europe, and encouraged them to put down money. In his defense, Attorney Mohammad Al-Sulayli argued that his client did not mean to dupe the plaintiffs, indicating the business went awry. He noted documents presented did not contain any information implicating his client.
Youth referred to DGCI: Farwaniya securitymen referred a Bedoun youth to the Directorate General of Criminal Investigations (DGCI) for impersonating the police to rob expatriates. Security sources said patrolmen on a round of Farwaniya area saw the suspect putting on the badge of Criminal Investigation Personnel and stopping Asians to check their identities. They approached him to check his identity and found out he’s a Bedoun disguised as a policeman. Also, security operatives seized shabu from his possession, and also discovered he is an exconvict.
Fear over ‘gas cylinders’: Police rushed to a mosque in Jabriya area after receiving information from a Kuwaiti citizen about a 4WD vehicle carrying a number of gas cylinders that was parked in front of the mosque. He indicated fear that the gas cylinders would be intended for a harmful operation, reports Al-Anba daily. However, police found the owner of the vehicle performing prayers inside the mosque.
Stones thrown at passing cars: An unknown individual threw stones at cars that were travelling on a road leading to Fahaheel Industrial Area, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a security source, when a Kuwaiti citizen notifi ed the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior about the issue, securitymen rushed to the location. However, the man managed to escape before the arrival of police.
By Jaber Al-Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff