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Thursday , August 13 2020

Officer under probe for shooting brother

Youths hurt in fight over trivial matter

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: A security operative affiliated to the General Investigation Department shot his brother by mistake in a quarrel with a third person in Jahra area, reports Al-Rai daily. Details of the story indicate the security operative had a quarrel with a citizen, and the victim (officer’s brother) came up to support him when the quarrel became violent. The citizen fled the scene when the officer drew his gun and fired in the air. The stray bullet hit the brother by accident, and he rushed him to Jahra Hospital in critical condition. A source said the victim underwent emergency surgery before he was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit. Meanwhile, the detective at Jahra hospital told officers in Al-Na’eem Police Station that the officer who shot his brother was summoned for questioning, and he insisted he was only trying to frighten the citizen who engaged him in a quarrel by shooting in the air and the bullet hit his brother by accident. The source said leadership of the Interior Ministry was notified about the incident, and a case was registered against the officer for shooting and causing injury. He was referred for further questioning to know his reason for using an official gun.

Youths hurt in fight: A quarrel between a number of youths on the Second Rind Road between Dahiyat Abdullah Al-Salem and Al-Faiha near the traffic junction ended in first fights and injury to some youths from both sides, reports Al-Anba daily. Several passersby tried to separate the fighters but to no avail. However, later a large number of pedestrian family succeeded in separating the youths. During the fight they exchanged blows and used obscene language. It turned out that the reason for this fierce fight was just because one of them said to the other ‘There is no damage to your car’. However, they escaped from the scene before the police arrived.


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