KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: An unidentified Syrian, reportedly paid money to four Kuwaitis to add the names of his four sons to their nationality files, reports Al-Rai daily. This is the first case of its kind which has surfaced in 2018. A security source said the Search and Investigation Department of the General Department for Nationality and Travel Documents acted upon receiving information from secret sources about the forgery and the Syrian was arrested in Fahaheel on Dec 25, 2017, and referred for interrogation. During interrogation, the man is said to have admitted to the act. According to reports one of the sons is working for the Coast Guard affiliated to the Ministry of Interior. All the involved persons have been referred to competent authorities.
38,306 traffic violations: Traffic Sector recorded 38,306 traffic violations in the first week of January 2018, and impounded 733 vehicles plus 13 motorbikes, detained 17 people in traffic custody, and referred an expatriate to deportation. Security Media Department stated patrolmen recently recovered a stolen vehicle, and referred 7 people to relevant authorities for various offenses.
Strapped to waist: Customs officers at the Cairo International Airport arrested an Egyptian man who was on his way to Kuwait for possessing KD 52,000 and 6,700 Egyptian pounds, reports Al-Rai daily. After completing departure formalities, the Egyptian looked anxious and when they searched his baggage they found nothing. However, the money was found wrapped around his waist. The money has confiscated and the suspect has been referred to the Public Prosecution.
Traffic cop hit: Police are looking for a Kuwaiti youth for escaping from police and running over a traffic police officer, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said the sergeant was on duty on the Second Ring Road and stopped the Kuwaiti for reckless driving and endangering the lives of other motorists. The sergeant reportedly walked to the vehicle of the suspect and asked him to show his driving licence and ID. The latter not only disobeyed but pressed on the gas pedal, hit the man in uniform with his vehicle and escaped. The sergeant was taken to a hospital with various bruises.
By Jaber Al-Hamoud and Mishal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff