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Three women among six Nepalis held in Eqaila liquor factory bust

Six Nepali expatriates, including three women were arrested for manufacturing liquor in Eqaila area. left: The liquor distillation unit and barrels of home-made liquor ready for sale. MoI photos
Six Nepali expatriates, including three women were arrested for manufacturing liquor in Eqaila area. left: The liquor distillation unit and barrels of home-made liquor ready for sale. MoI photos

KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Six Nepali expatriates including three women were arrested for manufacturing liquor in Egaila area. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen led by Ahmadi Security Director Brigadier Abdullah Safa noticed a man flee after saw a patrol vehicle in Egaila area.

They followed him and saw him enter a house. When they carried out investigations, they discovered that the house is being used for manufacturing liquor.

After obtaining permission from the Public Prosecution, securitymen raided the house and confiscated 518 bottles and 204 barrels filled with locally manufactured liquor, 4 machines and six barrels used for purification, nine boxes of yeast and 60 sacks of sugar.

They arrested six Nepali expatriates from the house including three women and referred them with the confiscated items to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action

Two held with liquor: Two Arab expatriates were arrested in possession of five bottles of imported liquor. According to security sources, Fahaheel securitymen were patrolling the area at night when they noticed a vehicle with two occupants parked in front of a building. They approached the vehicle and checked the details of the two individuals to discover they are Arab national. After they were asked to step out of the vehicle, securitymen noticed a bottle of imported liquor under the feet of one of the individuals. They checked the vehicle and found four other liquor bottles. The suspects were arrested and referred with the liquor bottles to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action against them. Meanwhile, an Asian expatriate was arrested in Mahboula area in possession of 14 bottles of liquor.

KD 15 ‘fun’ & booze: Police have arrested an unidentified Egyptian and three other men whose nationalities have not been mentioned for running illegal activity and selling alcohol, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the arrest came following a directive issued by the Director- General of the Farwaniya Governorate Major-General Saleh Al-Enezi. According to reports the Egyptian frequented cafés and led customers to the secret apartment where he offered ‘special services’ fun and booze for KD 15 per session. Police have seized from the suspects locally manufactured booze and arrested three Asian women two of them reported absconders by their sponsors.

By Meshal Al-Sanousi, Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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