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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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‘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 …

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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 …

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Seven Kuwaitis held with drugs – Campaign intensified

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Seven Kuwaiti citizens were arrested in possession of drugs, drug  and other illegal items. According to security sources, security authorities have been intensifying campaigns against drug peddlers and violators of law based on instructions from the Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior …

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Cable thieves nabbed; Smuggling bid of marijuana foiled

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: The Farwaniya police have arrested a gang of Egyptians who specialized in stealing electric cables, reports Al- Rai daily quoting the Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Interior Ministry. Police have also arrested two Iranians for buying the stolen cables from the Egyptians and …

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‘Spread of narcotics cause of rise in addicts in country’ – Parents urged to keep watch over children’s activities

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Kuwait has recorded an alarming rate of drug-related cases in recent years, as the General Drug Control Department in the first three months of 2017 recovered 148 kgs of hashish, 9 kgs of shabu, 3 kgs of heroin, 7 kgs of chemical, a kilogram of opium, …

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Egyptian duo held with drugs – Wanted Kuwaiti nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Two Egyptian expatriates were arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of drugs and hashish. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they suspected a vehicle with two occupants and ordered the driver to pull over. They checked their details and discovered they …

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