KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The Farwaniya police have arrested two youths – a non-Kuwaiti and a Syrian – for robbing expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the arrest came after police received several complaints from passersby that two men riding on motorbikes were snatching handbags of female shoppers. The daily said, the non-Kuwaiti was arrested on suspicion and during interrogation he admitted to the charge and gave police details about his Syrian accomplice.
4 held for bootlegging: The Ahmadi police have arrested four Indians for bootlegging, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, police acting on information raided the ‘factory’ in a suburb of Sabah Al-Ahmad and seized 195 bottles of booze ready for sale and 18 barrels of raw material. The contraband and the suspects have been referred to the General Department for Drugs and Alcohol Control.
Govt challenges verdict: The government has challenged the verdict of the Commercial Court to reinstate Sami Al-Nisf as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC), reports Al-Seyassah daily. Reliable sources told the daily the government has used its legal right to appeal the verdict since the current board of directors of the KAC has concluded two agreements to upgrade the KAC fleet through the purchase of Airbus and Boeing aircraft and fear the cancellation of the deals. The sources pointed out the government through the Fatwa and Legislation Department has requested the Court of Cassation to stop the enforcement of the verdict issued by the Commercial Court.