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Wednesday , February 26 2020

Officers abuse authority; Filipina says robbed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: Two Kuwaitis have filed a complaint with the Directorate-General of Investigation accusing three officers of the Ministry of the Interior, one of them working for the Directorate-General of Special Forces for arresting, detaining, and beating them for no apparent reasons, reports Annahar. Lawyer Zeid Al-Khabbaz said his clients were picked up from in front of their home and taken to the Salmiya Police Station as ‘suspects’. Al-Khabbaz added the three officers abused their authority and beat his clients with utmost cruelty in a manner they were rushed to a hospital and then were released. Al-Khabbaz has appealed to the concerned authorities in the Interior Ministry to install cameras at the Salmiya Police Station.

‘Spy plane’ seized: The customs officers at the Burj Al Arab Airport, north-west of Egypt, recently foiled the attempt of an Egyptian to smuggle parts and components of a spy plane into the country, reports Al- Rai daily. The passenger allegedly came from Kuwait. The import of such material is banned by Egyptian Law No. 216 of 2017, regulating the use of and trade in motorized or wireless aircraft. Security sources at the Egyptian airport said the passenger works as a photographer in Kuwait. He was found carrying parts and components of a spy plane, type ‘PHANTOM 4’, propellers and the main control device, sophisticated camera, microphone, and other parts including manual. The passenger said a friend asked him to hand it over to a friend of his and tried to contact him several times in front of the security men. The confiscated plane and the passenger have been referred to the authorities.

Filipina says robbed: A Filipina has filed a complaint with the Nugra Police Station accusing four people of impersonating police, breaking into her apartment and stealing seven watches and KD 280 cash belonging to her room-mate who was not there at the time of the incident, reports Al- Anba daily. Police are looking for the impersonators.


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