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Tuesday , February 25 2020

Police arrest scores in drug trafficking, traffic violations

KUWAIT CITY, May 6: Personnel from Public Security Sector, in a recent campaign conducted in all six governorates of the country, arrested scores of people for criminal and civil offenses such as illicit drug peddling, residency and traffic violations, and evasion of sentence. Campaign in the Capital governorate led by Colonel Nasser Al-Adwani resulted in the arrest of a person involved in a crime and two people wanted for civil offenses, as well as six residency violators, 20 motorists without identification documents, and 9 individuals against whom the Public Prosecution had issued arrest warrant.

They also issued 86 citations against motorists for various violations, and towed one vehicle to the ministry garages. Meanwhile, in Hawalli, Major General-Abdeen Al-Abdeen led officers in his directorate to nail 8 people in possession of illicit drugs and paraphernalia, in addition to 6 people wanted for civil offenses, 20 people without identification documents, and 5 residency law violators from different nationalities.

They also issued 70 traffic violations. In Farwaniya, Major General Saleh Matar accompanied by other securitymen apprehended 7 individuals wanted for civil offenses and a Kuwaiti involved in a criminal case, with another citizen caught in possession of illicit drug, and a residency law violator.

They also issued 86 traffic citations offenses and impounded 11 vehicles. Also, officers from Jahra governorate supervised by Major General Ali Madi issued 90 traffic citations and towed 8 vehicles to the ministry garages. They also arrested some 20 people without identification documents, 3 people in possession of illicit substance, and 4 others involved in financial violations.

Some 15 individuals wanted for criminal and civil offenses were taken into custody by Mubarak Al- Kabeer security personnel led by Major General Fouad Al-Athari. The officers went ahead to seize two cars and issued 12 traffic violations against motorists.

And, Brigadier Abdullah Safah with his men issued 70 traffic citations and arrested 8 residency law violators plus 14 individuals without identification papers, in addition to 6 people wanted for civil offenses, 3 people caught in with illicit drugs, and two Asian liquor peddlers in possession of 200 bottles of local brew. All suspects were referred to concerned authorities for necessary action.

By Mishal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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