KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: The Salmiya police have closed the files of 16 theft cases following the arrest of a Kuwaiti and a bedoun who used to target parked cars, break into them and steal the contents, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, the security men in the framework of efforts to close the flies of cases registered against unknown persons, especially related to parked car break-ins – cars parked on open grounds carried out extensive investigations and led to the arrest the two suspects in Salmiya.
The police reportedly got search and arrest warrants issued by the Public Prosecution against the two suspects and raided their homes and seized from them cell phones, numbers plates and other items stolen from cars.
During interrogation the thieves are said to have admitted to the charges filed against them. They confessed to committing 10 thefts in Salmiya area, and 5 cases of theft registered in the Jahra Governorate, 2 in Jahra and 3 in Saad Al-Abdullah, and one in Salwa. The source indicated that one of the suspects was wanted by law because he had been sentenced in absentia to 16 months imprisonment in a theft case