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Drug trafficker arrested

KUWAIT CITY, March 6: Sabah Al-Salem securitymen arrested a citizen for trading in drugs with 12 packets of crystal meth (shabu) in his possession. Acting on a tip-off, the officers arranged an entrapment to verify the information. An undercover agent made an agreement with the suspect to buy an undisclosed …

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Customs officers seize 1-kg marijuana from a Nepali

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Customs officers at Kuwait International Airport arrested a Nepalese man for the possession of one kilo of marijuana which he tried to smuggle from his country into Kuwait. The officers got suspicious as the Nepalese looked agitated when he approached the luggage inspection counter. They checked …

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Kuwaiti couple held with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Security operatives arrested a Kuwaiti citizen accompanied by his compatriot female lover in possession of illicit drugs. Security sources said the officers were on a round of Salwa area and came across the lady with another person inside the car and ordered them to pull up …

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Appeals overturns verdict – Four citizens acquitted of doing drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 26: The Criminal Court acquitted four citizens of consuming hashish and other illicit drugs. They were allegedly arrested with banned substances inside their vehicle. According to the prosecuting officer, the four suspects were seen throwing something from the window of their car, as they approached a security …

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Appeals acquits three drugs death row suspects – Iranian’s death penalty overturned

By Jaber Hamoud Al-Seyassah Staff KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: The Criminal Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Najib Al-Mulla overturned the verdict of First Instance Court that sentenced three suspects accused of smuggling 40 kgs of hashish into Kuwait to death by hanging. The court discharged and acquitted them. The …

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Customs foils two attempts to smuggle drugs from Iraq

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: Customs officers at the Abdali border post recently foiled two attempts to smuggle drugs into the country from Iraq, reports Al- Rai daily quoting security sources. The same sources said in the first attempt the suspect attempted to smuggle two kilos of hashish and in the …

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Life in jail for drug kingpin, five accomplices acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: The Criminal Court of First Instance chaired by Judge Mut’eb Al-Ardhi sentenced the main suspect in a drug trafficking case to life imprisonment and acquitted five others in a lawsuit with the state. According to the case file, the Public Prosecution accused the first four defendants …

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Kuwaiti held for planting narcotic plants

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: As part of efforts of the Department of Criminal Security to deter crime, detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department arrested a citizen for cultivating narcotic plants after three basins of suspected ‘cannabis’ was found inside his house. Security sources said detectives conducted necessary investigation to verify …

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2 held with drugs – Couple caught

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: Security officers arrested two Kuwaitis on the Fahaheel Expressway in possession of illicit drug and its paraphernalia. Apparently, the citizens parked at the roadside when they spotted the patrol car and prompted the officers to approach them for checking. They found illicit substance, 14 syringes and …

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Indian held with drugs at airport – Man ‘steals’ wife’s money

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7: An Indian man was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle four kilograms of marijuana in his luggage, reports Al-Rai daily. Customs officers at the airport also arrested an Indian woman in possession of one kilogram of marijuana. Both suspects were referred with the …

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