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5 kilos drugs seized; Corpse found

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Drugs found in possession of an expatriate.

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30:  An unidentified expatriate has been arrested in possession of five kilograms of “Chemical” drug and a sensitive weighing scale, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when the Drugs Control General Department (DCGD) received information about an expatriate’s involvement in drug peddling, a team was formed.

After conducting investigations, confirming the information and taking necessary legal measures, the suspect’s apartment was raided and the team confiscated five kilograms of “Chemical” drug and a sensitive weighing scale. The suspect was arrested and referred with the confiscated items to the concerned authorities for further investigations.

Meanwhile, DCGD also arrested an Asian expatriate who attempted to smuggle drugs via a heavy vehicle through the land borders. A team from DCGD, after receiving information about an attempt to smuggle drugs via a border checkpoint, conducted investigations and took necessary legal measures. After the suspect arrived at the border checkpoint in a heavy vehicle, the heavy vehicle was inspected to find two kilograms of heroin and one kilogram of methamphetamine.

When questioned, the driver confessed that he was planning to deliver the drugs to an Arab resident in Kuwait. The second suspect was also arrested. Both suspects were referred with the confiscated drugs to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action.

Corpse found
The corpse of an unknown man was discovered in Andalous garden. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information from an Asian expatriate about finding a man lying motionless on his back in the garden with papers and cigarettes strewed around him, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location.

They examined the man to discover he was not alive. They checked his clothes and possessions to find his civil ID or any other identification document but they found none. The corpse has been referred to the Forensics Department to determine his identity and the cause of his death. A case has been registered.


By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff

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