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Several youths ‘prevent’ police from arresting reckless motorist

19 trailer trucks, 5 caravans parked on beach seized

KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Police have arrested four persons and are looking for others for preventing police arrest a reckless motorist, reports Al-Rai daily.

This happened when several people complained to the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry that ‘someone’ was disturbing pedestrians and motorists in Sabahiya by making stunts with his pickup truck. When police rushed to the spot the motorist not only refused police orders to pull over, but collided with a police vehicle and escaped.

The motorist then pulled over in front of his home and several youths came from nowhere carrying batons and helped the suspect to escape. Police were obliged to shoot in the air while the youngsters took to their heels.

However, two of them were chased and arrested. Police have impounded the vehicle and records showed it is registered in the name of a Kuwaiti woman.

Also, officers from Public Security Sector arrested six reckless drivers and seized their vehicles in Fahad Al-Ahmad and Thaher areas.

According to security sources, when the sector received information about a group of reckless drivers disturbing the residents of the abovementioned areas, officers were dispatched to the location. The six arrested suspects have been referred to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Interior has announced the arrest of 65 motorists for reckless driving during the sandstorm that hit the country two days ago, reports Al- Rai daily.

19 trailer trucks seized: Officers from the Public Security Sector, Environment Police and Hawally Municipality seized 19 trailer trucks and five caravans, and issued citations against their owners for parking these vehicles on the beach alongside Belajat Street. According to security sources, the campaign targeting these vehicles were launched after information was received about them. The vehicles have been referred to the seized-vehicle garage. The sources affirmed that the security authorities of the country ban parking of caravans near beaches.

By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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