KUWAIT CITY, March 8: Officers from Mubarak Al-Kabeer Security Directorate mounted checkpoints at the entrances and exits to Qurain, Quosour and Sabah Al-Salem areas and arrested six Kuwaitis wanted by law for civil and financial offenses, issued 32 traffic violations, and impounded a vehicle to the garages of the ministry.
Friend assaulted: A Kuwaiti filed a complaint against three friends and accused them of raiding his flat in Maidan Hawalli and physically assaulting him. He provided their details to security operatives for their arrest. Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti citizen said an unknown person damaged his German-made vehicle on purpose while it was parked in front of his house in Bayan area. He noted the vehicle is worth over KD 10,000. A case was registered.
Ammo found: Ammunitions that are remnants of the Iraqi invasion were recovered from Mutla desert area, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the discovery of a strange object in Mutla desert area, Jahra securitymen rushed to the location to discover it was ammunitions left behind by the Iraqi army during the invasion of Kuwait. Bomb squad was summoned to the location and they dealt with the ammunitions. They checked the area but did not find any other remnants. Necessary action was taken.
Taxi driver beaten: A taxi driver crashed into a wall and damaged his car as he was assaulted by an Egyptian expatriate in Salmiya area in the course of a minor quarrel in Salmiya area. A security source said the Egyptian accompanied by his wife argued over the fare with the taxi driver, and latter threatened to lodge a complaint with the police. The Egyptian became incensed as a result and assaulted the driver. He then lost control and crashed the vehicle into a wall and damaged it. A case was registered.
By Mishal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff