KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Two Kuwaiti citizens were arrested in possession of 21 sachets of methamphetamine in Ahmadi Governorate. According to security sources, Private Taskforce officers were patrolling various locations within Ahmadi Governorate when they suspected a vehicle with two occupants parked near a commercial complex. The officers approached the vehicle and checked the details of the two individuals to discover they are Kuwaiti citizens. They also found 21 sachets of methamphetamine in their possession. The suspects were arrested and referred with the drugs to the Drugs Control General Department for investigations. Meanwhile, Farwaniya securitymen arrested two Pakistani expatriates in possession of drugs.
Handbag stolen: An Egyptian woman lodged a complaint at Maidan Hawally Police Station against an unidentified person who allegedly snatched her handbag, reports Al-Rai daily. The complainant said she was shopping in a commercial complex when the thief threatened her with a knife and escaped with her handbag which contained her cell phone, identification documents and KD 20 cash.
Woman to pay KD 5,000 fine: The number of young women violating traffic laws is on the rise, particularly speeding and crossing the red light along main roads and highways, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting a knowledgeable security source. The source said a woman has to pay a total of KD 5,000 fine for violations she committed for three years, mainly speeding and crossing the red light.
Spare parts of cars stolen: Saad Al-Abdullah police arrested a young Kuwaiti man for stealing parts of impounded cars in the Kuwait Municipality garage, reports Al-Anba daily.