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Crime


15/07/2019

Egyptian swindles Kuwaiti for KD 2,750/-

Kuwaiti issues dud cheques KUWAIT CITY, July 15: Police are looking for an unidentified Egyptian for cheating a Kuwaiti to the tune of KD 2,750, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the Kuwaiti he met the suspect at a café and after several meetings the Kuwaiti agreed to the suggestion of the Egyptian to import certain kind of goods to be sold in Kuwait which would bring instant profit. The Kuwait withdrew the money from a bank branch and handed over to the Egyptian in front of witnesses. However, the Egyptian after receiving the money began to avoid the Kuwaiti until...
15/07/2019

Kuwaiti woman duped for KD 1,500/-

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: Police are looking for an unidentified person for cheating a Kuwaiti woman who is believed to be in her 30s, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the victim met the man in a public place, who introduced himself to her and the two became good friends and they even regularly met and developed a kind of a relationship. She told the police the man said he was facing some problems and sought her help and she transferred KD 1,500 into his bank account after he promised to return the money on a certain date. After the...
15/07/2019

Court upholds verdict, jails Kuwaiti citizen to 10 years for joining ISIS terror outfit

Blogger’s 5-year jail term upheld by court KUWAIT CITY, July 15: The Court of Cassation upheld decision of the Court of Appeals to sentence a citizen to 10 years in prison with hard labor for joining the outlawed DAESH terrorist group and possession of firearms. The Court of Appeals previously commuted the 15-year prison term with hard labor slammed on the suspect by the Court of First Instance to 10 years. He was accused of joining DAESH without authorization from the government to attack two foreign countries, which would have exposed Kuwait to a diplomatic row with these countries. He...

15/07/2019

Young Kuwaiti in 20s dies in accident

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: A Kuwaiti citizen in his 20s died and another sustained injuries when two vehicles collided on King Fahad Expressway. According to security sources, firefighters, securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location after receiving information about the accident. After both victims were pulled out of the vehicle and referred to paramedics, it was discovered that one had succumbed to serious injuries while the other was barely alive. The corpse was referred to the Forensics Department, and the injured victim was referred to Adan Hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, a vehicle toppled after hitting a lamppost resulting in injuries...
15/07/2019

Hunt for Kuwaiti and a Bedoun as civil employee assaulted, robbed

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: The Research and Investigation Department of the Ahmadi Governorate are looking for a Kuwaiti and a bedoun for beating and stealing the car of a civil employee working for a vital government department, reports Al-Rai daily. The victim told the area police station two men followed him, one of them a relative of his mother, and forced him to pull over. Then they came out of their vehicle, pulled him out and beat him and one of them put a gun to his head. The other then punched him in the face, got behind the steering...
15/07/2019

Drunk man assaults Dubai cop, arrested

A drunk man, who assaulted and resisted a police officer, was charged at a Dubai court on Monday.The incident dates back to June 4 when the 44-year-old defendant from Bosnia-Herzegovina pushed the officer who showed up at his place following a complaint from a Filipina over loud music.The resident was later taken into custody at the Jebel Ali police station.He denied the charges of physically assaulting an on-duty police officer and consuming alcohol without a permit at the Court of First Instance.The police officer told the public prosecution investigator that on the incident day he went to the defendant's flat....

15/07/2019

Hunt for missing 14-year-old Indian boy in Sharjah ramped up

The Sharjah Police have intensified their search for a 14-year-old Indian boy Mohammed, who left his home in Muwaileh district of Sharjah following a tiff with his mother in the wee hours of Thursday.A Sharjah Police official said that the father of the child filed a missing report at the Industrial Zone police station stating that his son had left their home on Thursday and has gone traceless. The family had looked for him at his friends' and relatives' places but in vain. The official confirmed that after they received the missing complaint, the police launched a search operation for...
15/07/2019

Trio jailed, fined Dh13m for taking bribe to sell diesel illegally in Dubai

The Dubai Criminal Court has sentenced three Asians to three years in jail and fined them Dh13 million for taking bribe to sell diesel illegally. The local media reported that the first convict was fined Dh6.5 million, the second Dh2.3 million and the third Dh4.2 million. Two companies were fined Dh50,000 each for their involvement in the crime.The court accused the convicts and companies of receiving bribes and undeclared assets that amounted to Dh78 million. The first convict used his position to receive a bribe of Dh6.5 million to facilitate selling 20 million gallons of diesel fuel to companies without...
15/07/2019

Man stabs roommate in UAE after fight over recipe

An Asian worker has appeared in the Ras Al Khaimah criminal court over charges of insulting and fighting with his roommate whom he stabbed with a kitchen knife leading to a permanent disability in his hand.As per court records, the case unfolded when the duo had a heated argument over a wrong recipe for the dish 'salona'.The duo allegedly swore at each other and got involved in a brawl in which the suspect used a sharp knife he brought from the kitchen to stab his roommate (victim) in his hand.As per the forensic report, the victim suffered a permanent disability...

14/07/2019

Arrests made in ‘free-for-all’ at Souq Sharq

KUWAIT CITY, July 14: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for starting a quarrel along with five others at Souk Sharq, using a sharp weapon against their opponents, injuring two Kuwaiti citizens in the process, and possessing substances suspected to be drugs. Some others who were involved in the quarrel have also been arrested. In a press release, General Department of Public Relations and Security Media of Ministry of Interior explained that the suspect, at the time of arrest, was in a disoriented state and in possession of the knife with which he attacked the two citizens. They checked his vehicle...
14/07/2019

Police chase ends in Kuwaiti motorist’s death

KUWAIT CITY, July 14: A Kuwaiti citizen died when his vehicle toppled near Al-Sabah Health Zone during a police chase that started from Jahra area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about an accident near Al-Sabah Health Zone, paramedics were dispatched to the location. Upon arrival, they discovered that a Kuwaiti citizen in his 20s had died in the accident. Ministry of Interior has launched investigations with four military officers, who were involved in the police chase that ended in the accident and the death of the citizen, to determine the reason...
14/07/2019

Court orders arrest of ‘banks’ gang’, hearing on Sept 18

KUWAIT CITY, July 14: The Court of Appeal chaired by Judge Nasr Salem Al- Heid ordered arrest of the “banks’ gang”, adjourned their case to Sept 18, and declined the bail application for two of the suspects. The court also fixed July 17 to deliver judgment in the case of heresy against a TV radio presenter. In the first case, the court ordered arrest of some 10 suspects from various nationalities including Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Palestine and Egypt, as well as a Bedoun (illegal resident) accused of conniving with two others who had previously been arrested to collect over KD1.5...