Tag Archives: drugs

Growing ‘pot’ in home – Kuwaiti arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Following the arrest of a Kuwaiti citizen few days ago for cultivating marijuana plants inside his house, another citizen was also arrested on Tuesday for marijuana cultivation in his house. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and …

Read More »

MoI keen to protect youths from drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Khalid Al-Dayeen affirmed the keenness of the ministry to eradicate drugs and protect youths from dangers and negative effects resultant from the use of drugs. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior …

Read More »

Heroin capsules, thousands of liquor bottles found on Asians

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: Customs officers at the Al-Nuwaiseeb border post recently foiled the attempt of a Pakistani truck driver to smuggle 114 capsules of heroin, approximately one kilo, into the country, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, police acting on a tip-off from a secret source waited for …

Read More »

Drug pills with two wanted in cash case

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: Two citizens wanted in connection with KD 45,000 financial offense were apprehended in Sabah Al-Salem area in possession of illicit drugs ‘Tramadol and Laricka.’ A security source said officers from Mubarak Al-Kabeer Directorate on a round of the aforementioned area spotted two people in a vehicle and …

Read More »

Deported expat found selling drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: An Asian expatriate, who was earlier deported and banned from entering Kuwait, was arrested in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area in possession of 146 narcotic pills. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they noticed an Asian expatriate with a small black bag tied …

Read More »

132,000 drug pills seized

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14: An Arab expatriate was arrested for attempting to smuggle 132,000 Captagon pills into the country via Abdali border, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Director of Land Customs Department Meshan Al-Saeedi explained that customs officers at Abdali border checkpoint had received information about a vehicle with large load of …

Read More »

Asians held for carrying drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: Ahmadi securitymen arrested three Asians in Abu Halifa for the possession of an undisclosed quantity of drugs. While patrolling the area, the securitymen noticed the erratic movement of a Japanese-made vehicle so they signaled for the driver to pull over. They checked his identification documents along …

Read More »

Drugs with 3 Kuwaiti women; 10 Asians to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Police from the Capital Governorate have arrested three Kuwaiti women 32 years old, 24 years old and 19 years old respectively for possessing and consuming narcotics, reports Annahar daily. They were picked from inside a car which was parked in the parking lot of a school in …

Read More »

‘Mid-Way-Home’ rehabilitation center helps drug addicts to kick habit

Some treated addicts from this center have gone to become doctors, lawyers KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6: ‘Mid-Way- Home’ is the name of the new rehabilitation center that was established by the government seven years ago to help drug addicts kick the habit, reports Al- Rai daily. Over this short period …

Read More »

Drug pills found in barrels floating off Failaka Island

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: Personnel from the General Department for Drugs Control, in cooperation with the Kuwaiti Coast Guard have ‘seized’ 250,000 narcotic pills (Captagon), before they could be sold in the local market, reports Al-Anba daily. No arrests have been made. A Kuwaiti saw eight barrels floating off the …

Read More »
Translate »