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‘Cannabis seeds’ possibly being sold in Al-Rai markets

Egyptian’s bid to smuggle narcotic pills into Kuwait foiled KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The Ministry of Interior has expressed concern that ‘cannabis seeds’ may be available inside the ‘feeder’ shops in Al-Rai markets because these seeds are classified as drugs and a decision was issued two years ago to ban …

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Jail for man overturned in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict issued by a lower court which sentenced an individual to seven-year imprisonment with hard labor. The court instead acquitted him of the charges leveled against him, which included possession of mental stimulants and narcotic pills with the intention of …

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Drugs worth KD 2 mln seized in recent prison raids: official

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: The Undersecretary for Correctional Institutions at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna has admitted that drug trade is very much active inside the Central Prison, insisting the correctional facility must adopt a series of measures other than the periodic inspection when reports of drug trade …

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Tramadol pills hidden in private parts of an Egyptian woman

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: Customs officers at the Cairo International Airport have arrested an Egyptian woman — identified only as Aisha – for allegedly attempting to smuggle narcotic pills into Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the passenger was about to board the plane for Kuwait and customs officers …

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Customs official attacked by Arab expat

KUWAIT CITY, March 15:  Less than a week after the discovery of a parcel containing a drug called “Happiness Drug” at Hiteen Post Office, an Arab expatriate, who came to the post office to receive the parcel, was arrested for attempting to attack a customs inspector with a sharp object. …

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Liquor, drug peddlers, thieves nabbed in massive crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: An Egyptian expatriate was arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they stopped the individual based on suspicions, checked him and found sachets of methamphetamine, and drugs paraphernalia including a lamp …

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Kuwait has ‘chalked up’ many successes in tackling narcotics

Envoy sheds light on UN drugs committee tasks VIENNA, March 14, (KUNA): The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs plays a key role in mapping out UN strategies for combating drugs worldwide, affirmed the State of Kuwait Ambassador to Austria. Sadiq Marafi, also Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the UN in …

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‘Qat’ with Africa woman

KUWAIT CITY, March 11 : Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport recently foiled the attempt of an African woman to smuggle ‘drugs’ into the country, reports Al-Anba daily. Customs officers have seized from her 1.25 kilos of qat (qat – one of the most common forms of drug use …

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Egyptian drug peddler held; GCC national robber arrested

KUWAIT CITY, March 11:  The Hawally police have arrested an unidentified Egyptian for trafficking in drugs and narcotic pills, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting security sources said the suspect was arrested on suspicion and when police checked his car, they found a quantity of Tramadol pills and a finger …

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Drug pills with Kuwaiti man – Parcel seized

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in Jahra area in possession of narcotic pills and drug paraphernalia. According to security sources, Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information from some people about a man driving in an unsteady manner in Jahra area. Jahra securitymen who were …

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