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Crime


21/03/2019

Serial rapist assaults Pakistani teen in new incident

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: A policeman who earlier abducted and raped three children is said to have allegedly raped his new victim, reports Al-Rai daily. Intensive investigations conducted by detectives from the Criminal Investigations Department revealed that the rapist played the same game with a 13-year-old Pakistani boy. A police source said the boy recognized the policeman during a legal lineup.
21/03/2019

Woman uses fake trade licence to swindle businessman of Dh143,000 

A general manager, who allegedly misappropriated Dh143,000 from a businessman, went on trial at a Dubai court on Wednesday. Prosecutors accused the 44-year-old Filipina manager of embezzling Dh143,000, which she had collected on several occasions from the American businessman to do necessary transactions, including getting a trade licence issued for a café set up in Internet City. She was also supposed to settle up other expenses and fees for the business. The woman is accused at the Court of First Instance of forging a trade licence and using it. She has also been charged with forging a payment receipt, which...
21/03/2019

Fake old currency

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: The Central Bank’s administration has referred a Kuwaiti to the of Criminal Investigation General Department on charges of counterfeiting currency, reports Al-Anba daily. This happened when the suspect went to the bank to exchange KD 400 (the denomination of the notes is not known) old bank notes with the new notes. However, when he was informed that the time set by the state to replace the old currency had ended, the citizen insisted that the currency in his possession should be changed.

19/03/2019

Court adjourns MoI Hospitality case for hearing to next month

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The Criminal Court adjourned to April 7 the case related to theft of public funds known as “Ministry of Interior Hospitality case” in order to take photocopies of the case files and view the seized objects, which were unpacked recently by the court in front of the defendants and their defense teams. In the previous court session, the defendants were brought to the court and they saw the seized objects, which included receipts and original documents, relevant to the case. Previously, Public Prosecution declared that investigations concerning the complaint filed by Ministry of Interior against 24...
19/03/2019

Egyptian grocer molests 6 yr old Egyptian girl – Deportation likely

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The security authorities have decided to deport an unidentified Egyptian grocer for molesting a six-year-old girl of the same nationality when she went to the grocery in the vicinity of her home in Hawalli, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect touched private parts of the victim and went on to remove her clothes and at this point the victim screamed and ran away. When the father heard the screams he asked her what was the reason, she narrated the incident to him. The father complained to police and the suspect in front of the...
19/03/2019

Trader offers Dh900 bribe to public officer in UAE

Two Asian men, including a public officer, have stood trial at the Ras Al Khaimah Criminal Court on bribery charges. As per court records, the case unfolded when the first defendant, a trader, offered a bribe of Dh900 to the second defendant, who works as a customs clearance staff with the Saqr Port in Ras Al Khaimah. As per the sheet of indictment, the trader handed over the bribe to the second suspect to give him a clearance of two containers filled with scrap iron weighing 60 tonnes. The trader wanted to ship his containers out of the country without...

19/03/2019

Three workers jailed for stealing 9 sheep from Dubai farm

Three workers, charged with the theft of nine sheep worth Dh22,500 from a farm, have each been sentenced to six months in jail by a Dubai court. The Court of First Instance was told the three Pakistani men, who are detained, used metallic scissors to cut the fence and get inside the farm. The incident was reported to Lahbab police station. Prosecutors accused them of stealing the livestock. The accused, whose ages range between 25 and 34, denied in court the charge of theft at night with the use of sharp tools. They were found guilty and will be deported...
19/03/2019

Three men steal 900 juice boxes from food catering firm in Dubai

A 33-year-old Indian warehouse keeper and two transportation workers - a 31-year-old Indian and a 30-year-old Pakistani who are at large - faced trial at the Dubai Court of First Instance after they embezzled 900 juice boxes from a food catering company's branch at the police academy. According to public prosecution records, the thefts took place between April 2017 and May 2018 and were worth Dh23,760 at the branch in Al Barsha. The trio is accused of abusing their posts to embezzle nine delivery orders; each order was for 100 boxes. The warehouse keeper allowed the two accomplices to keep...
18/03/2019

Court orders payment of cash to martyr’s son

‘Rightful owner of govt stipend’ KUWAIT CITY, March 18: The Commercial Circuit of the Court of First Instance ordered the payment of KD 150,000 to an individual, which is the money owed to him by his grandfather. In demand for this money, the plaintiff had filed a case against the director of Public Authority for Minor Affairs, undersecretary of Ministry of Interior, director of public authority for calculating compensations, and director of Public Institution for Social Security, as well as the heirs of his grandfather. According to the case file, his father worked at Ministry of Interior before he was...

18/03/2019

Fake 'government employee' jailed for raping Dubai tourist

A jobless man, who kidnapped a tourist and then raped and sexually assaulted her, was sentenced to five years in jail by a Dubai court on Monday (March 18). According to public prosecution records, the 46-year-old Bangladeshi man lied to the Pakistani woman that he worked for Dubai Municipality and threatened that he would fine her Dh500 unless she accompanied him to the police station. The Court of First Instance found him guilty of kidnap, rape, sexual assault and impersonation of a public employee and ordered his deportation after completing his jail term. A case was registered on October 6,...
17/03/2019

Customer stabs Indian grocer for not coming out of the shop to attend his needs

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: A bloody altercation between an Indian grocer and an unidentified customer ended in the Indian getting injured in the hand, reports Al-Rai daily. It started when the Indian grocer did not leave the shop and attend to the needs of the customer who was allegedly waiting inside his car outside the grocery because he was busy with other customers and could not leave the shop. The suspect reportedly got angry went to the shop and started kicking and beating the grocer and also stabbed him in the face and hand with a sharp object. The injured...
17/03/2019

Kuwaiti passenger wins KD 4,000 compensation from a local airline

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: The Commercial Court ordered a local airline company to pay compensation worth KD 4,000 to a Kuwaiti citizen for the damages he sustained as a result of the cancellation of his return flight to Kuwait from Istanbul last summer. Representing the citizen was Lawyer Ali Al-Ali who explained that his client arrived at the Istanbul airport to realize his flight was cancelled. He ended up incurring financial damages in order to organize accommodation while waiting for the next flight which was organized by the Embassy of Kuwait in Istanbul. Lawyer Al-Ali insisted that his client deserved...