KUWAIT CITY, March 17: An unidentified Kuwaiti woman, who says she and her husband are heavily indebted, has put for sale her kidney for KD 200,000 to raise the money, reports Al-Qabas daily. Several passersby and pedestrians who saw billboard on a main street in Adailiya offering the organ for sale were taken by surprise and when the newspaper tried to contact the woman, found her cell phone switched off.
The Al-Rai daily as soon as the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received information about the incident, securitymen from the Capital Governorate accompanied by men from the Kuwait Municipality rushed to the spot and removed all the billboards. The head of emergency team of the Kuwait Municipality, Capital Governorate Tariq Al-Qattan said “the team in cooperation with the Interior Ministry, acting on a tip-off rushed to the spot and removed all billboards which were planted in several areas around Adailiya.”
Egyptian duped: An Egyptian has filed a complaint with the Farwaniya police accusing an unidentified person of stealing KD 2,300 from his bank account, reports Al-Anba daily. In his complaint he said he received an overseas phone call from someone claiming he had won KD 30,000 in a random draw and asked for details of his personal account. When he obliged he discovered his money from the account had been stolen.