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US citizen, two Arabs held for drug peddling

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested three people — two Lebanese and an American — for trafficking in ‘chemical’ drug, reports Annahar daily. The daily added, acting on information the police put the men under surveillance and caught them selling drugs to a police …

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Securitymen nab 4 people for drugs, alcohol, financial cases

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: Officers from Capital Security Command continued their security operations throughout the weekend and arrested four people in possession of narcotic pills and other intoxicants. Among those arrested was an individual wanted for financial related offense. According to security sources, police arrested an Indian in his mid-30s …

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Kuwaiti man, Arab woman caught carrying drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: A Kuwaiti man and an Arab woman in their 30s were caught in Rumaithiya area in possession of Shabu and heroin after committing a traffic offense. The officers were on routine patrol when they spotted the citizen driving in a reckless manner and ordered him to …

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Canadian drug kingpin, citizen caught for growing marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior Major-General Abdul Hamid Al-Awadhi, Director-General of the General Department of Criminal Investigations Major-General Mahmoud Al-Tabbakh and detectives have arrested an unidentified Canadian for planting marijuana inside his home, says a press release issued by …

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Gang of flesh traders busted – ‘Company’s folly led to passage of 200 kg drugs at border’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: An unidentified company, whose contract with the government expired about a year ago, continues to inspect vehicles leaving and entering the country to and from Iraq at the Abdali border post, reports Al-Rai daily quoting MP Abdullah Al- Turaiji. Al-Turaiji added, this folly was discovered after …

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Asian held with 2 kg marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled an attempt by an unidentified Asian to smuggle 2 kilos of marijuana into the country, reports Al- Rai daily. The contraband and the suspect have been referred to the authorities. Diplomat accused: A Jordanian has filed a …

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Passage of drugs via Abdali border remains murky

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: Although the Kuwait General Administration of Customs is investigating the issue of 200 kilos of hashish and 200,000 narcotic pills which were smuggled into the country through the Abdali border continues in top secrecy, it is time to ponder how this contraband was not discovered by …

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‘Drug addiction on rise in both genders’ – Govt response inadequate: expert

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Maitham Al- Ustaz, specialist who is known for treating drug addicts has warned of the menace of drug addiction in Kuwait among people of both sexes which is rising at an alarming rate, reports Al-Qabas daily. He told the daily, the rate of drug addiction in …

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3 persons held with local liquor; heroin found on ‘runaway’ expat

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 1: An Asian expatriate was arrested in Mahboula area in possession of 181 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling the area when they stopped a vehicle for checking. When they noticed the nervousness of the motorist, they checked the vehicle …

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Egyptian driver arrested as CID bust drug peddling ring – Bedouns urged to shift to areas controlled by ISIL

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: Detectives from anti-narcotics unit of the Interior Ministry attained another victory in the fight against illicit drugs by thwarting an attempt to smuggle 200kg of “hashish” and 200,000 pills of banned substance popularly known as “Captagon”. Present at the scene to sample the find was Undersecretary …

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