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Thursday , August 22 2019

Top defense officer, two sons hold fraudulent nationality

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: The concerned party in the Ministry of Defense is in a state of shock after investigations conducted by the security services confirmed a highranking officer had obtained the Kuwaiti nationality through fraud, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a knowledgeable source.

The source said the “the file of the officer who occupies a sensitive position has been referred to the Public Prosecution along with his two sons who are also working as officers in the Ministry of Defence, after compiling evidence against the suspects.”

The source expressed surprise that this senior officer was member of the investigation committee on military contracts and deals on the Caracal and Eurofighter planes, which was formed by the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Al-Sabah, despite the information and investigations that were ongoing on the officer and his nationality. The source added: “The ministry also allowed the senior officer to attend the Graduation Ceremony for officers which was held last week under the patronage and presence of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed.”

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