KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: Police are looking for unidentified burglars and the Egyptian caretaker of an elementary school in Nahda for stealing 21 PCs, 2 CCTV screens, 1 water cooler, 15 refrigerators, 7 plasma TVs, 10 printers and 4 loudspeakers from the school, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said a senior official from the Farwaniya Educational Zone has filed a complaint with the area police. In his complaint he has pointed a finger of accusation at the caretaker because without his help the theft could not be possible and because the stolen goods are worth thousands of dinars. It has also been reported after the theft the caretaker has disappeared and his cell phone remains switched off. Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have lifted fingerprints to identify the culprits.
Robbers gang sought: Personnel from the Farwaniya Criminal Investigation Department have arrested a three-man Syrian gang for impersonating police and robbing people and breaking into homes in Andalus, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came after one of the house owners filed a complaint with the Andalus Police Station. In his complaint the man, said an unknown person claiming to be police entered his house and stole jewelry worth KD 6,000 and more than KD 2,000 cash. Police investigations revealed the theft was committed by the three men – MM, 20 years old, SS 19 and MR also 19. During interrogation they confessed to the theft. The stolen jewelry has been recovered. They also admitted to committing several thefts in the suburbs of Farwaniya and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. They, with the stolen items, have been referred to the concerned authority.
Drug peddlers caught: Police have arrested three Egyptians for trading in hashish, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the arrests came after the police suspected the activities of one of the men and put him under surveillance. The plainclothesmen then got a warrant issued from the Public Prosecution, put the man under surveillance and caught him in the act while selling one kilo of hashish to an undercover police officer. The arrest has been audio-video documented. During interrogation the man admitted to the charge and led police to the house where he had stored three more kilos and also gave names of his accomplices – believed to be drug suppliers. Police then raided their homes and seized from them four kilos of hashish. The contraband and the traffickers have been referred to the General Department for Drugs Control.