KUWAIT CITY, July 31: The Waste Removal Department at the Kuwait Municipality branch in the Capital launched inspection campaigns targeting warehouses in Shuwaikh, resulting in the confiscation and destruction of 18 tons of expired foodstuffs and administrative closure of two warehouses, reports Al Seyassah daily.
In a press statement on Sunday, Head of the department Eng Abdullah Jaber disclosed the inspectors checked two warehouses in Shuwaikh where violations were uncovered leading to their administrative closure. The warehouses contained 7,700 kgs of legumes and one of them contained 13,300 kgs of cheese where molds were visible.
The inspectors issued six citations for various violations including selling expired foodstuffs and non-compliance with sanitation regulations.
Jaber called on the owners of warehouses and shops to fully abide by the municipality’s rules and regulations in order to avoid legal problems.
Meanwhile, Director of General Cleaning and Road Works Department in Farwaniya Eng Saad Al-Khurainej affirmed that the department accomplished a lot in the first half of July. These accomplishments include removal of 48,602 cubic meters of organic waste, furniture, scrap items and debris from unknown sources through the companies which signed contracts with the Municipality to clean all areas in the governorate.
Meanwhile, Emergency Team affiliated to the Capital Municipality recently embarked on an inspection campaign at groceries located inside private residences in Jaber Al-Ahmad Area leading to the issuance of 10 citations for various violations.
According to team leader Zaid Al-Enezi, the inspection started at 9:00 am until Zohr prayer, while citations were issued based on the Ministerial Decision number 206/2009. He said the inspectors seized 4 motorbikes used for home delivery and unlicensed ice-cream carts. They were all referred to the Seizure Garage, noting the fines for violations range from KD 800-KD 1,000.
KUWAIT CITY, July 31: A Kuwaiti youth in his 20s became hysterical, shouting and smashed a lighter when a detective investigating his mother advised him to control himself.
Apparently, the youth accompanied his mother when she was summoned for investigation at a police station, and he kept blowing kisses at her during interrogation.
To their surprise, he started shouting and threatened the detective when she requested him to stop the indecent behavior. He is said to have hit his cell phone on the wall and smashed a lighter. The mother collapsed due to the behavior of her son. An ambulance referred them to the Mubarak Hospital and a case was registered for investigation.
Nervous breakdown: A 13-year-old girl has been admitted in the Psychology Medicine Hospital after she suffered from psychological breakdown due to the abusive treatment she received from her 34-year-old non-Kuwaiti mother, reports Al-Anba daily.
The incident was followed up by the Department of Juvenile Protection, specifically by the head of the Child Protection Department after receiving information about the girl’s situation from an officer of rank ‘Lance Corporal’ in the Juvenile Protection Police.
The case has been referred to the concerned authorities for investigations and necessary legal action against the mother.
By Munaif Nayef