‘Drifters’ have field day as revelers brawl in water battle

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: Coinciding with the National Days festivities, officers from Public Security Sector continued the campaign against vice in Ahmadi and Jahra governorates and arrested 30 individuals for drifting with vehicles and putting life and property in danger. The operation launched upon instructions from the Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs in the Ministry of Interior Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah resulted in the arrest of 16 motorists whose vehicles were impounded to the ministry garages for reckless driving. Also, 16 motorists including GCC nationals were apprehended in Taima, Oyoun and Jahra respectively for drifting, and their vehicles have since been confiscated. A security source said the campaign will continue in all governorates over an indeterminate period to restore sanity on roads, while protecting life and property.

Revelers in brawl: A group of youths engaged in a bloody fight along the Restaurants Street in Salmiya area resulting in injuries to three people. A security source said the fight started when one youth sprayed water on another. The issue escalated to a heated argument, which turned into exchanged of blows. Friends of the two feuding parties joined in the fight and three people were injured in the process. They were referred to a hospital by the rescue team that arrived at the scene to deal with the situation.

Meanwhile, a citizen in his 20s was arrested by Capital securitymen in Sulaibikhat area and handed over to concerned security authorities for evading five years jail term for a crime-related offense. And, two Bedouns dodging a four-year imprisonment sentence for drug-related offenses were arrested by Jahra security operatives and later referred to the concerned authority for necessary action

 

By Munaif Nayef/Mishal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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