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Municipality teams issue 17 citations, seize foodstuff from hawkers

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KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (Agencies): The Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality disclosed that hawking and waste-removal inspectors and emergency teams in Ahmadi Municipality carried out field inspections in Sabahiya, Mangaf, Abu Halifa, Jaber Al Ahmad and Fahaheel Industrial areas during which they issued 9 citations against violations which included violations of health conditions and employment of staff without health certificates or with expired certificates, reports Al- Seyassah daily.

They also issued two citations against placing refrigerators beyond the boundary of the shop premises and placing tables and chairs in front of a shop without the necessary license. The chairs and tables were seized by municipality team and taken to Mina Abdullah Scrapyard. It also issued six warnings to other violators.

Ahmadi Municipality Director Fahad Al Shtili said the inspectors seized foodstuffs from hawkers and destroyed them right away, revealing that the emergency team also issued six citations for nonrenewal of advertising licenses.

Meanwhile, the Interior Minister on Saturday urged for firm action against law offenses noting the homeland security tops any other consideration. Regional developments warrant vigilance and readiness, particularly in light of “explicit hazards and roving threats,” said Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, also the Deputy Prime Minister, in a statement marking the Arab Police Day, falling tomorrow (Sunday).

The policemen are able to confront any “hardships, on national bases for sake of attaining the country’s higher interests; which are security, stability and prosperity, as well as facing the rapid security developments locally, regionally and globally,” he added.

The Ministry of Interior is updating its networks to live up to such challenges that threaten Kuwait’s security and stability, he confirmed, also re-affirming the political leaders’ support for the security chiefs. He praised on the occasion the Arab policemen for serving their countries’ security and stability.

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