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3 tons of expired food products seized; Citizen stabbed in the back in Fahaheel fight

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One of the restaurants being checked

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: The Public Relations Department at Kuwait Municipality confirmed the continuation of inspection campaigns by the Violations Removal Department at the Municipality branch in Jahra, reports Al-Anba daily.

These campaigns targeted restaurants, cooperative societies, foodstuff wholesale centers and food companies as part of the ongoing media campaign entitled, “Your Health is our Responsibility,” resulting in the confiscation and disposal of three tons of expired food products.

Head of the Violations Removal Department Sulaiman Al-Ghais disclosed the confiscated expired food items include 2,500 kilograms of sweets, 310 kilograms of vegetables and 206 kilograms of meat in addition to the issuance of 17 citations for various violations.

Citizen stabbed in the back in Fahaheel fight
A Kuwaiti got several stab wounds in the back and bruises in different parts of his body after engaging in a fight with an undisclosed person in Fahaheel. Securitymen and medical emergency workers rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received information about the fight. They found the Kuwaiti bleeding while lying on the pavement so he was rushed to Adan Hospital. The person who had a fight with the victim was referred to the police station in the area for questioning and other legal action. In an unrelated incident, a Kuwaiti and his brother filed a complaint at Qurain Police Station against an unknown person who allegedly beat their 20-year-old brother and then ran away. They provided police with a description of the suspect and investigations are ongoing to arrest the latter.

13 drug pills seized: Four Asian expatriates were arrested in Jabriya area in possession of 13 narcotic pills and a bottle of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Jabriya area when they noticed a vehicle being driven unsteadily. When they requested the driver to pull over, he ignored the orders and sped away. Securitymen chased him and eventually managed to force him to stop. They checked the details of the driver and the three passengers to discover they are all Asian expatriates. Securitymen checked the vehicle to find 13 narcotic pills and a bottle of locally manufactured liquor. The four suspects were arrested and referred with the confiscated items to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.

Arrest warrant for vandals: Al-Ahmadi Public Prosecutor has issued search and arrest warrants for vandals riding an American car who are accused of not only vandalism but immoral acts and assault, reports Al-Anba daily. The search and arrest order was issued after a Kuwaiti and his sister filed a complaint with the Nuwaiseeb Police Station accusing unidentified youths riding in an American car of beating him when he was in the company of his sister resulting in bruises and abrasions on various parts of his body. Without going into further details, the daily said the complainants have submitted two medical reports to substantiate their claims.

Parked vehicle stolen: An unknown person stole a Kuwaiti’s vehicle which was parked near the mosque in Saad Al-Abdullah City. Securitymen rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received information about the incident. The owner of the vehicle told police that he always parks his car near the mosque because it is close to his house. A case was registered and investigations are ongoing to arrest the thief. Meanwhile, a Syrian filed a complaint at Maidan Hawally Police Station saying an unidentified person broke the window of his vehicle and then stole official documents and the iPad of his son.
By Mishal Al-Sanousi, Munaif Nayef
Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies


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