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Tag Archives: fake police

Fake police walks away with $5m of gold in Japan

Tokyo, Dec 14, 2016 (AFP) -Thieves posing as police officers walked off with more than $5 million of gold after telling a group of men simply to hand it over, Japanese media reported Wednesday. The fake cops stopped the group and demanded briefcases that contained the yellow metal, telling them: …

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Police imposters probed for beating Egyptian couple

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Personnel from the Farwaniya Security Investigations Department have referred two young bedoun to the Juveniles Prosecution for impersonating police and assaulting an Egyptian woman and her husband, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the sources, the arrests came after the Egyptian couple filed a complaint with Khaitan …

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Man trying to sell ‘police car’ arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: An unidentified individual was arrested for attempting to sell a vehicle which is similar to those used by patrol officers affiliated to Ministry of Interior, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The General Department for Public Relations and Media Security of Ministry of Interior explained that the Cyber Crime …

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‘Police cannot search vehicle unless hard evidence found’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: The Court of Appeals has issued a verdict which affirmed that it is permissible for securitymen to search a vehicle only if they see “a bottle of liquor for example” in the possession of the driver. This ruling reiterates the regulations to be followed by securitymen …

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Jordanian woman on family visa caught begging – Fake cops in several robberies

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: A Jordanian lady in her early 30s residing in the country on her husband’s sponsorship was arrested in Riqqa area for begging. The woman was accompanied by her teenage daughter, and security operatives referred them to concerned authorities for necessary legal action. Steps have since been …

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Syrian police impersonator held – ‘I am world champion’

A Syrian expatriate was arrested for impersonating an officer of rank ‘First Lieutenant’ from General Department for Residency Affairs (GDRA). According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, when the General Department for Residency Affairs received information about an individual claiming to be an officer of rank ‘First …

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Syrian and Kuwaiti youth held for robbing expats

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: The Farwaniya police have arrested two youths – a non-Kuwaiti and a Syrian – for robbing expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the arrest came after police received several complaints from passersby that two men riding on motorbikes were snatching handbags of female shoppers. The …

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‘Fake police’ steals KD 9,000 from Indian

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: Police are looking for an unidentified person for impersonating police and stealing KD 9,000 from an Indian working as a representative for a tobacco company, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect showed him an ID which had a Ministry of Interior logo. The suspect …

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Fake cop nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: An Iraqi national dressed in military uniform and accompanied by two youths was arrested by patrolmen in Al-Rai area after he was spotted in a car dancing to loud music. The officers were on a round of the area based on instructions from Assistant Undersecretary for …

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Fake Kuwaiti cop nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: The Jahra police have arrested a Kuwaiti for impersonating police and referred him to authorities, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said the suspect was caught red-handed using a blue police fl asher light on his vehicle. When the police patrol car asked the man to show …

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