Tag Archives: drugs

Random drugs, liquor test on MoI staff eyed

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The Interior Ministry will carry out random tests on employees of all institutions which are affiliated to it to ensure none of them are on drugs or alcohol, reports Al- Shahed daily. The daily added, the ministry will form several teams comprising personnel from the Criminal …

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Legal loopholes draw youths to drugs sold in coops, malls

KUWAIT CITY, June 18: About 20 psychotropic substances which are being promoted by drugs dealers and sold over the counter in cooperative societies commercial centers are being abused by youth taking advantage of the legal loophole, reports Al-Jarida daily. The daily added, those who consume these substances cannot be punished …

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Marijuana sweets seized at airport

  KUWAIT CITY, June 11: Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport arrested an Arab expatriate who tried to smuggle marijuana into the country by replacing cigarette packs with marijuana and possessing sweets made with marijuana. According to security sources, a customs officer suspected the Arab passenger who arrived from a …

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Kuwaiti and a Syrian expat arrested in possession of drugs

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: A Kuwaiti citizen and a Syrian expatriate were arrested in Salmiya area in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. According to security sources, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Salmiya area when they suspected a vehicle which was stopped by the roadside and had no lights even though …

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Drugs pulled from sea

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: The Kuwaiti coastguards have arrested two Kuwaitis and an Arab for trafficking in drugs, reports Al-Rai daily. The arrest came after the Investigations Department the Coastguard received a tip-off that ‘someone’ will be attempting to recover drugs from the depth of the sea inside Kuwait’s territorial …

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Drug peddler flees police – Bag of drug sachets seized

KUWAIT CITY, May 12: Ahmadi securitymen are in search for a GCC expatriate in whose vehicle they found sachets of drugs that he was planning to sell. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling Sabahiya area when they noticed a vehicle without number plate and ordered the driver to …

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Bedoun held with drugs – Liquor with duo

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: A Bedoun youth was arrested at Kabad Roundabout in possession of “Chemical” drug and narcotic pills. According to security sources, patrolling officers noticed a speeding vehicle and ordered the driver to pull over. When they asked him for his ID, he appeared nervous, which caused the …

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10,000 “Farawla” narcotic pills seized at airport

KUWAIT CITY, May 9:  Officers from the Criminal Investigations Department, in coordination with Drugs Control General Department, arrested an Arab expatriate in possession of 10,000 “Farawla” narcotic pills at Kuwait International Airport, says Al-Seyassah. Deputy Head of Investigations Office and a member of Information Media Customs Committee Khaled Al-Remaih declared …

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Customs seizes heroin from an Iranian

KUWAIT CITY, May 6:  Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled an attempt by an Iranian to smuggle 750 grams of heroin into the country, reports Al- Rai daily. The daily added, the General Department for Drugs Control was tipped off that the suspect will be arriving with …

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Customs seizes 1,780 ‘drug pills’

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: An Asian expatriate was arrested for attempting to smuggle 1,780 pills that are suspected to be drugs into the country via Kuwait International Airport. Deputy Head of Customs Media Committee and Supervisor of Kuwait International Airport Essa bin Essa said one of the inspectors at the …

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