KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: As the country stepped into the New Year like the rest of the world, several incidents were reported from all over Kuwait, reports Al-Anba daily. The suburb of Khaitan witnessed the first fire of the New Year as the fire destroyed the contents of an apartment on the eight floor of the residential apartment but no human casualties have been reported. The cause of the fire is not known.
In the first assault case, an unidentified Egyptian said he was mugged by five people and gave police details of the vehicle the suspects were driving in. The incident happened in Qairawan.
In another case, a Kuwaiti said his ex-wife threatened to cause him harm for an unknown reason and a vehicle went up in flames on the King Fahd Road opposite the Bayan Palace.
The Kuwait Oil Company reported the theft of six cables from the Bahra field. The legal representative of the company has filed a complaint with the area police. In yet another incident, an Indian committed suicide by hanging inside his apartment in Farwaniya area.
The General Administration of Security Relations and Information at the Ministry of Interior announced security personnel were able to arrest the suspect who had set fire to a mosque off the Salmi Road.