Tag Archives: Filipino

Filipino held at border with 16,000 drug pills; body of newborn found

KUWAIT CITY, April 16: A Filipino man was arrested at Abdali border checkpoint for attempting to smuggle 16,000 narcotic pills locally known as Kabti into the country. According to sources, Abdali customs officers checked a truck that arrived at Abdali border checkpoint from Iraq and found 16,000 narcotic pills hidden …

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Two Romanian prostitutes arrested – 62-yr-old Filipino maid raped

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Acting on information and armed with a search and arrest warrant issued by the Public Prosecution, the vice-squad of the Criminal Investigations Department recently raided a hotel in Bneid Al-Gar and arrested two Romanian prostitutes and referred them to the concerned authorities to prepare their deportation …

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19 undocumented Pinoy kids fly home

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: A total of 19 undocumented Filipino children were repatriated on Tuesday evening to the Philippines on board Kuwait Airways, as part of the joint cooperation between the Kuwait government and Philippine Embassy in Kuwait to curb the rising number of undocumented kids. Most of the undocumented …

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Filipino maids torture toddler

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: A Kuwaiti man has filed a complaint with the Adan Police Station accusing two Filipino housemaids of spilling hot water on his two-year-old daughter and escaping from the house, reports Al-Rai daily. The father has submitted a medical report which shows the daughter has sustained second …

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Filipino shoots Saudi scholar

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines, March 1, (AFP): An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city on Tuesday, police said, adding security forces killed the gunman. Sheikh Aaidh al-Qarni was in hospital following the shooting in Zamboanga city but did not have life threatening injuries, local police …

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Longest serving Filipino inmate gets Amiri pardon

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: Finally, the long wait is over for the longest serving Filipino inmate who has been in the Kuwait Central Jail for 20 years now after being sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a Bangladeshi national. Joseph Urbiztondo will be going home to the Philippines soon after …

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Fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases

KUWAIT CITY: Subsequent to the verdict issued in the Philippines striping GAMCA system of accreditation to perform medical checkup for potential overseas workers, health sources have expressed fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS into the country, reports Al-Jarida daily. Sources noted the verdict …

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‘Deport expats having ‘contact’ with AIDS-stricken Filipino man’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: The Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has issued orders to arrest and deport any expatriate who might have had ‘contact’ with a Filipino believed to be suffering from AIDS, reports Al-Anba daily. Sheikh Mazen …

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Greed takes over as Filipino robs compatriot woman

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Detectives from Salmiya Investigation Unit arrested a Filipino driver who took KD 500 from his female compatriot by force, while dropping her off to her accommodation after she was returning from work in a salon for ladies located in the same area. The suspect is said …

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Filipino woman chops husbands ‘manhood’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Police have taken into custody an unidentified Filipino woman for attacking her husband who is believed to be in his 40s, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources the woman was arrested when the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received information about a man …

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