KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: Six containers that arrived at Mina Abdullah from a GCC country were seized after some tyres stuffed with imported liquor bottles were found in them. According to sources, Customs officers at Mina Abdullah directed the containers to a warehouse in Sulaibiya for inspection and found the tyres stuffed with liquor bottles.
Officers from Directorate General for Drug Control coordinated with officers at Mina Abdullah to monitor the truck of the individual who claimed the containers. The Arab driver was eventually arrested. He confessed to the offense and declared that the owner is a Kuwaiti citizen. Investigations are ongoing to find and arrest the Kuwaiti suspect.
Kuwaitis held with drugs: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for possessing some illicit drugs and consuming alcohol. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen, in compliance with directives issued by Deputy Director of Ahmadi Security Directorate Brigadier Abdullah Safa to arrest suspected residency law violators, decided to conduct a precautionary search on a Kuwaiti motorist after they detected a foul odor from him. They discovered a transparent sachet containing illicit drugs and its paraphernalia inside his pocket. He was arrested and referred with the illicit items to the concerned authorities for investigations.
Meanwhile, two Kuwaitis who are wanted by law for evading jail terms relating to civil cases were arrested in possession of KD 718 and 60 pills of illicit drugs. Securitymen caught them while they were sitting inside a car beside a mosque. The suspects have been referred to the concerned authority for necessary legal procedures. The officers also arrested an Asian expatriate from Mahboula in possession of 20 bottles of locally manufactured liquor