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Tag Archives: weapons

Govt bans import of bombs, ammo look-alike goods

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Director-General of the General Administration of Customs has issued instructions to ban the import and sale of commercial goods which look like explosives such as bombs and ammunition, reports Al- Rai daily. The official said such objects can be identified only by specialists in security work. The …

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Pistol found in schoolbag of student

Schoolgirl denies knowledge of weapon KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Can we talk about violence in our schools and how can we deal with such strange and dangerous incidents? This was the talk when another strange incident happened at one of the elementary schools, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the daily …

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Kuwaiti acquitted of possessing firearms

Egyptians absolved in drugs case KUWAIT CITY, June 17: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance, which acquitted a Kuwaiti man of alleged possession of unlicensed firearms. The defense counsel Lawyer Thamer Al-Azmi explained that security operatives were on a routine patrol of …

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Man caught with revolver

KUWAIT CITY, June 18: Police have arrested a Kuwaiti for possessing an unlicensed revolver and rounds of ammunition, reports Al-Anba daily. The Kuwaiti was arrested during a campaign near the Kuwait International Airport. During initial interrogation the Kuwaiti said the revolver was for his personal safety to protect himself from …

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Jail, fine, deportation for selling deadly weapons on social media

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 27: Some accounts on various social media have taken to selling firearms locally which opens the door to ask the question how the owners of the sites have so much confidence in themselves and what is the role of the e-crimes department and weapons investigations department, reports …

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Nod for $1.7 bln Kuwait tank sale

WASHINGTON, Dec 13, (RTRS): The US State Department has given its approval for a possible $1.7 billion military sale to Kuwait for the recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment, services and training, a Pentagon agency said on Tuesday. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency, in a statement, said the …

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Illegal pets found in arms hunt

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5: Personnel from the Arms Collection Investigation Department led by Acting Director-General of the Department Colonel Walid Al-Shehab organized surprise what the authorities called ‘search campaigns’ in various parts of the country to look for illegal arms and ammunition, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, to the …

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2 unlicensed guns, ammunition seized

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: The General Department for Weapons Investigation in the Interior Ministry carried out a campaign in Subiya and the adjacent areas early morning Friday, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The campaign resulted in the arrest of five persons found to have violated the law and a citizen accused of …

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Guns, ammo seized; ATM machine stolen

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: A Kuwaiti man, wanted by law for involvement in several criminal cases and evaded a three-year prison term, was arrested in Sabahiya for the possession of unlicensed weapons and ammunition. In a press statement, the General Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Interior Ministry …

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Laxity cited in arms probe – Top officials to be queried

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: In line with the directive of First Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid and under the supervision of Undersecretary Lieutenant General Suleiman Al-Fahad, Director General of the Weapons Investigation General Department Brigadier Abdulrahman Al-Suhail and Director of Search and Investigation Department Hamad Al-Ajmi …

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