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Citizen stabs to death brother, slits throat in family dispute – Woman caught with magic tools, amulets

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: A 23-year-old Kuwaiti was arrested by Hawalli security operatives for murdering his elder brother. The suspect is said to have stabbed the victim several times and slit his throat over a domestic dispute. The body of the victim (26 years) was found inside the family diwaniya in West Mishref by the father who said his son used to spend time inside the diwaniya with his friends.

In a report to the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry, father of the victim said he was surprised when he opened the door to his diwaniya and found his son on the floor, bleeding from his neck. Based on information, a team of rescue men went to the scene with paramedics.

They examined the body and confirmed he was already dead. The remains were referred to Forensics for autopsy, while Criminal Evidences Men lifted fingerprints from the scene to trail the suspect. In a statement, Public Relations and Security Media Department said security operatives took the brother of the victim for questioning after they noticed injuries in different parts of his body. Initially, the suspect claimed he sustained injuries after falling from a motorbike but he confessed later to stabbing his brother to death.

He also said he slashed the victim’s throat with a knife he rented from Al-Admaei land. He also tried to burn some personal belongings of the victim along with the knife he used in committing the crime. He admitted killing his brother as a result of domestic dispute, and the police have since referred him to the Public Prosecution.

Magic tools seized: Personnel from the Al-Abdali Customs Department recently foiled an attempt by a Kuwaiti woman to smuggle into the country amulets and black magic tools from Iraq, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to the customs authorities, an officer suspected the woman because she looked nervous. He then checked her handbag and found in it amulets, talismans with names of well-known people. When she was detained for interrogation, she attempted to mislead the inspector saying they were gifts for friends. However, she was released after signing an undertaking not to repeat the offence.

Egyptians and Bangladeshis in fight: Head of Farwaniya security Colonel Salah Al-Da’as has sent a letter to the higher security authorities with a request to deport three expatriates for involvement in a violent brawl among 12 Egyptians and Bangladeshis, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources the fight was over a right to park a vehicle. The arrests came after someone informed the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior. Three people have been arrested while the others are still at large.

Mishal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff and Agencies

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