Driver Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run of Egyptian Expat in Jahra

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KUWAIT CITY, Jun 14: In a swift and decisive action, Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior apprehended a vehicle driver responsible for the tragic death of an Egyptian expatriate in a hit-and-run incident. The incident occurred on a busy street in the Jahra district.

According to official reports, the unfortunate event unfolded when the Egyptian expat was crossing the street. Eyewitnesses reported that the driver, who was speeding, failed to notice the pedestrian and struck him. The driver fled the scene immediately after the collision, leaving the victim critically injured on the road.

Emergency services were quickly dispatched to the site, but despite their best efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries. The police initiated an investigation and promptly launched a manhunt for the driver responsible for the fatal accident.

Thanks to the diligent work of the Ministry of Interior’s officers, the driver was identified and arrested within hours of the incident. Authorities have not yet released the driver’s identity, but it has been confirmed that he is now in custody and facing serious charges.

The Ministry of Interior reiterated its commitment to ensuring justice for the victim and his family. They emphasized the importance of road safety and adherence to traffic regulations to prevent such tragic incidents in the future. The swift arrest of the suspect underscores the Ministry’s dedication to maintaining law and order and protecting the residents of Kuwait.

This incident has prompted a renewed call for stringent measures against reckless driving, with many advocating for harsher penalties to deter such behavior. The community has expressed its condolences to the victim’s family and urged fellow citizens to exercise caution and responsibility on the roads.

As the investigation continues, the Ministry of Interior assured the public that they would pursue this case with the utmost seriousness, ensuring that justice is served for the deceased Egyptian expatriate.

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