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Five Dubai arrests in multinational take-down of two crime syndicates

SYDNEY, Aug 8, (Agencies): Police in Australia, Dubai and the Netherlands have arrested 17 people and seized nearly two tonnes of narcotics in raids the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on Tuesday had broken up two interlinked Middle Eastern crime syndicates. In simultaneous operations, nine men and a woman were …

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‘Cannot stay without drugs’; Ethiopian maid rescued

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: A young Kuwaiti drug addict attempted to end his life by hitting his head on a wall in his home, reports Al-Rai daily. A police source said this happened when the family and friends locked the addict in a room to help him give up addiction. …

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Friends campaign for cut in jail term – Life for drugs

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: The friends of a South African military man, Gareth Rutherford, sentenced to life imprisonment in Kuwait since 2008 after being convicted in a drug trafficking case has launched an online campaign to demand his release or reduction in jail term, reports Al-Rai daily. His military friends …

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Drugs overdose kills Jordanian youth

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: Security operatives referred the body of 18-year-old Jordanian expatriate who was found dead in Shaab Park to Forensics. The youth is believed to have died of an overdose of drugs. A security source said the Operations Room of the interior Ministry received information about a person …

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Customs seizes drug pills at airport – Bedoun electrocuted in pool

KUWAIT CITY, July 4: Customs officers at Kuwait airport arrested an Arab expatriate who tried to smuggle into the country 200 Tramadol pills carefully hidden inside small medicine containers. A security source said the officers aroused suspicion of the Arab while checking his luggage upon arrival from an unnamed Arab …

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Peddler held for selling Tramadol pills

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Personnel from the General Department for Drugs Control have arrested two Arabs for selling Tramadol pills, reports Al-Anba daily. The arrest came following a tip-off from a police agent. Police then set a trap for the men and caught them red-handed and seized from them 12,000 …

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Drug pills seized

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: Antinarcotics men arrested two Arab expatriates who smuggled 12 Tramadol pills into the country for trade purpose. A security source said Drug Control General Department received information that the two suspects had brought 12 Tramadol pills, carefully hidden inside their clothes, from their home country to …

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Drug peddlers held

KUWAIT CITY, June 22:Anti-narcotics men apprehended a drug trafficking gang of Bedoun and Asian nationals, reports Al-Seyassah daily. A security source said a team of detectives was formed to follow up a tip-off the General Drug Control Department (GDCD) received about the activities of the gang, and after confirming validity …

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‘Strawberry’ drug found on Egyptian expatriate

‘KD 20 at my place, KD 40 at yours’ KUWAIT CITY, June 17: Officers from Ahmadi Security Directorate chased an Egyptian expatriate on foot and arrested him in possession of illicit drug known as ‘Strawberry’. A security source said the officers were on a round of Fahaheel area when they …

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Drug trafficker resists arrest during raid

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Officers from the General Department of Criminal Security arrested an unidentified individual in possession of drugs. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that the officers, after receiving information about the suspect’s involvement in …

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