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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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Securitymen arrest 4 people for drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of drugs. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they stopped a vehicle and asked the driver for his civil ID. However, he jumped out of his vehicle and ran. Securitymen chased …

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Two Kuwaitis acquitted in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The Criminal Court presided over by Judge Faisal Al- Askari acquitted two Kuwaiti citizens of possession of drugs for consumption and trade. An officer from Directorate General for Drugs Control explained that investigations carried out about drug movement led to the discovery of the suspect in …

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Indian caught smuggling drug pills in bag of nuts

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled an attempt by an Indian to smuggle into the country 7,000 narcotic pills hidden inside a bag of nuts, reports Al-Rai daily. The Indian and the contraband have been referred to the authorities. Meanwhile, a security team …

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Two Kuwaitis and Two Indian Expats held with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Two Kuwaiti citizens and two Indian expatriates were arrested in possession of drugs in Sabah Al-Salem, Fintas and Mahboula areas in separate incidents. According to security sources, Special Task Force Department had intensified inspections based on strict instructions from the Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security …

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Fishermen find 51 large packs of hashish in fishing net

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: A Kuwaiti citizen and an Asian expatriate were fishing near Kubbar Island when they found 51 large packs of hashish in their fishing net. According to security sources, when the Operations Room received information from the citizen about finding hashish while he was fishing near Kubbar …

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Kuwaiti held – Cars, drugs, guns

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: The Ahmadi police have arrested an unidentified 30-year-old Kuwaiti who had been sentenced earlier to five years imprisonment for possessing drugs, 11 unlicensed guns and ammunition, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, the suspect was using stolen cars to commit thefts or was deliberately colliding …

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