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Tag Archives: prison

Over 1,056 phones, drugs seized in prison raid

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: Officers from the Jails and Sentences Enforcement General Department at the Interior Ministry, in cooperation with the Drug Control General Department, launched a surprise inspection campaign in the Central Jail. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department revealed the campaign led …

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Prisons overcrowding

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24 : Kuwait Ministry of Interior and the Public Prosecutor agreed to form a special committee tasked with solving overcrowding in Kuwait prisons, MoI Undersecretary Gen. Mahmoud Al- Doseri said Sunday. He told reporters after meeting with members of the National Assembly Human Rights Comittee to discuss …

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Minister orders suspended Central Prison officers to return to work

Saudi to handover escaped Kuwaiti prisoner KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah has ordered to return to work Central Prison officers who were suspended from work following the death of a prisoner who had attacked the former MP Musallam Barrak, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Rights panel demands moving of central jail from residential area – Prison old, dilapidated and no point renovating it: MP

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee has demanded for relocation of the Central Prison away from residential area. The committee made this demand during its meeting with the Interior Ministry undersecretary and the assistant undersecretary for prison affairs on Tuesday. They discussed conditions of the Correctional Institutions …

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MP Rights Panel to visit Central Prison

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: The parliamentary Human Rights Committee on Thursday met for the first time after its formation during the National Assembly session last Tuesday. According to Committee Chairman MP Adel Al-Damkhi, the panel members agreed to review all previous laws and decisions on human rights to ensure there …

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‘No jamming devices, health risks in prison’ – Defendant in DAESH case, cell-mate in fistfight

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29, (Agencies): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Saturday denied a press report claiming that there are jamming devices with health risks on inmates at the Central Prison. “This (claim) is utterly untrue,” the ministry’s Public Relations and Security Media Department. It added that no prohibited devices …

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Jail warden in phone smuggling; 7 caught hunting birds

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: A female prison officer was arrested for attempting to smuggle a mobile phone and cigarettes for a female inmate of the women’s prison. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that the General Department …

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2 held over drone drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: A Kuwaiti and a Bedoun have been arrested for using a drone to smuggle drugs into the Central Prison. In a press statement, the General Department of Public Relations and Media Security explained that officers from General Investigations Department and General Department for Criminal Evidences succeeded …

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Central Prison foils attempt to send drugs inside facility by using drone – Sticks, knives, cellphones seized from inmates

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The administration of the Central Prison foiled an attempt to smuggle drugs into the prison by using a small drone. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department in the Interior Ministry said officers on duty noticed the drone hovering over the …

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2 Securitymen smuggling items to inmates

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Two securitymen of rank ‘Lance Corporal’ were arrested separately for attempting to smuggle banned electronic equipment into the Central Prison. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the Public Relations and Security Media Department explained that Jail Security Department made the first arrest when …

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