KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: Capital securitymen arrested a GCC expatriate who was wanted by law for a financial case worth KD 523, a Kuwaiti citizen wanted for a debt case worth KD 13,000 and a Bedoun man who owes KD 530 to a company. They made these arrests during security campaigns that they launched in a number of areas within the Capital Governorate. Capital securitymen also arrested a Bedoun man wanted by law for a financial case of KD 1,023, a Kuwaiti citizen wanted by law for his involvement in 16 cases and two Egyptians wanted for financial cases. Five expatriates of different nationalities were also arrested for violating the residency law. Two women were arrested for begging in commercial complexes and two hawkers were also arrested. The campaigns were launched based on instructions from Capital Security Director Major General Ibrahim Al- Tarrah.
Bid to escape foiled: Three Kuwaiti citizens were arrested at Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint, as one of them is wanted by law for a number of cases and was trying to escape from the country using the civil ID of another individual while the other two citizens with him were suspected of helping him escape. All three suspects were referred to the concerned authorities for investigations and necessary legal action against them.
Kalashnikov found: A Kuwaiti man found a firearm behind his house and notified officers at the Andalous police station about it. Apparently, the weapon had been dumped at the location by its owner. Acting on information, the officers accompanied the citizen to the scene and picked the weapon which was immediately identified as a Kalashnikov. Fingerprint was lifted for investigation.
‘Plane’ tied to study: Security operatives from Jahra Command referred a Bedoun youth to the State Security Department to find out his reasons for possessing a small plane with electrical appliances and cables. The suspect was arrested in Taima area and referred for questioning to determine his motives for owning the ‘plane’, and he told the officers he is a student of the College of Technological Studies affiliated to Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) and the materials are related to his course of study.
By Meshal Al-Sanousi and Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff