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Indian duo held with 14 kilos marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Customs officers at the Sa’ad Al-Abdullah International Airport have arrested two Indians who arrived from an unidentified GCC country for attempting to smuggle 14 kilos of marijuana into the country, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the drugs were neatly hidden inside a bag. The suspects …

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MoI officer caught with drugs – Hot chase arrest

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Jahra securitymen arrested a Kuwaiti lieutenant working in the Interior Ministry for consuming drugs and possession of two packs of shabu. While patrolling in Jahra, the securitymen got suspicious after noticing the erratic movement of a vehicle. They signaled for the driver to pull over but …

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Steep climb in deaths as use of drugs among youths rises

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Director General of Antinarcotics Authority Brigadier Badar Al-Ghadhori announced the total number of drug-related deaths registered in Kuwait between 2012 and 2016 was 333, while the number of drug-related deaths recorded since the beginning of 2017 until September reached 56. This was announced at a recent …

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Number of ‘drug abusers’ in the country increases, says Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: The Secretary- General of Arab Federation for Drug Abuse Prevention Dr Khalid Al-Saleh reported a significant increase in the number of drug abusers in the country according to the latest statistics, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Saleh pointed out 1,440 drug abusers and traffickers were arrested during 2016, …

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‘Modern ways used to track liquor, drug runners’

‘Protecting youth against drug abuse is top priority’ KUWAIT, Oct 22, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior attaches great importance to the fight against the self-damaging use of narcotics and prioritizes the efforts to protect youth against the risks of these substances, a senior official said on Saturday. Between early July …

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Two brothers held with drugs – Heroin found on Asian

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Two Kuwaiti brothers, one of who is wanted by law for a case of debt worth KD 6,640, were arrested in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they suspected a vehicle and ordered the driver …

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Court sentences 2 Asians to death in trafficking of drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The Criminal Court has sentenced to death by hanging two Asians who were found guilty of trafficking in drugs, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the accused were caught in possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking. No further details were available. Syrian drug addict …

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Detective officer caught with drugs – I’m addicted: suspect

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs Major General Khalid Al-Dayyen has ordered the concerned authority to refer a criminal detective officer to the Public Prosecution Department on the allegation of consuming drugs after he was caught in possession of the two sachets of ‘chemical’ and two …

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MoI foils bid to smuggle in around ‘2 million’ drug pills

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14, (Agencies): Ministry of Interior (MoI) personnel have detained a six-person gang trafficking in drugs and amphetamine pills from a European country, foiling a plot to bring in up to two million Captagon pills. The MoI Information Department said in a statement on Saturday that the criminal …

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Two women among 6 held for drugs, liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: Six Kuwaiti citizens including two women were arrested in possession of drugs and liquor in Capital Governorate, reports Al-Anba daily. In detail, securitymen launched several campaigns in a number of areas within Capital, Hawally and Ahmadi governorates. While patrolling Dasma area, a patrol team suspected two …

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