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Trucker arrested for dumping chemical waste

Environment police take stock of the waste material dumped in the vicinity of Kuwait Airport.
Environment police take stock of the waste material dumped in the vicinity of Kuwait Airport.

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: The environment police affiliated to the public security sector at the Ministry of Interior have arrested an unidentified driver of a tanker for emptying industrial chemical waste near the fence of the Kuwait International Airport off the Seventh Ring Road, says a press release issued by the Ministry of Interior. During interrogation the driver said he was supposed to take this dangerous material to a treatment plant in Wafra. The man has been handed over to the concerned authorities for necessary action. The man faces a prison sentence of not less than 3 years and not more than 10 years and a fine of not less than KD 20,000 and not more than KD 200,000

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