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Tuesday , August 20 2019

Medicines stolen – 2 Indians and a Bangladeshi caught

The accused with the stolen medicines.
The accused with the stolen medicines.

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: Three expatriates – two Indians and a Bangladeshi – were arrested for selling medicines that were stolen from the pharmacy of Adan Hospital where the two Indian suspects are working.

In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that Ahmadi securitymen, after receiving information about three Asian expatriates selling medicines and banned drugs, conducted investigations to confirm the information. After taking necessary legal measures, they arrested the suspects and confiscated 8,064 medicines worth KD 10,000 and KD 1,110 cash from the apartment of the third suspect in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area.

When questioned, the suspects explained that the first and second suspects of Indian nationality are working in the pharmacy of Adan Hospital under the sponsorship of a contracting company. After they complete their duty every day, they steal medicines and put them in their pockets after which they sell the medicines to the third suspect, who in turn sells them to his clients at lesser costs.

The third suspect also confessed to selling banned drugs to drug addicts. The suspects were referred with the confiscated medicines and drugs to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action

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