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Crime


15/09/2019

UAE cops find drug-laced syringe inside man's car

A GCC national stood trial in the Fujairah Criminal Court on charges of abusing drugs. The case unfolded when the suspect was caught by the Fujairah Police over a traffic violation, and his car was impounded. Some time later, the police found a syringe containing a narcotic drug on the car's back seat. The young man was then arrested for abusing drugs. He was referred to the Fujairah prosecution and then to the criminal court, which found him guilty and sentenced him to two years in jail. Dissatisfied with the ruling, the man challenged the verdict at the Fujairah Criminal...
14/09/2019

Professor sexually harasses female student at University

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: A few days after the start of classes at the University City in Shadadiya, a female student filed a complaint at a police station against a professor who sexually harassed her. A security source said the student went to her college for an exam but when she entered the hall, the professor closed the door, held her hand and tried to kiss her. She cried so the professor opened the door and let her go. A case was registered and investigations are ongoing.
14/09/2019

Sheep thief killed – Shepherd held

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: Police have arrested an unidentified guard of animal pen for stabbing to death an unidentified thief who had come to steal the sheep, reports Al- Anba daily. The daily added, when a Kuwaiti informed the police, securitymen rushed to the spot and detained the shepherd for interrogation. The victim was reportedly wearing a dishdasha. The Al-Rai daily said there were two, one was attacked and killed by the shepherd while the other escaped. Meanwhile, customs officers at Nuwaissaib border foiled the attempt of a person to smuggle bullets, reports Al- Seyassah daily. Securitymen confiscated the bullets,...

14/09/2019

Rape attempt on 11 yr old Egyptian boy

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: Police are looking for an unidentified person for attempting to rape an 11-year-old Egyptian boy, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the suspect offered the boy 500 fils when he was standing in front of a grocery next to the building where he stays. After giving money, the suspect allegedly began caressing the boy and the latter threw the money in the suspect’s face and went home and told his father. When the father came out of the house looking for the man, he did not find anyone. A brief description of the suspect has been...
14/09/2019

Refusal to enroll kids in school prompts a Bedoun father to commit suicide – Security sources deny it happened

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14:Acting on information securitymen rushed to the Ministry of Education building and convinced an unidentified bedoun not to end his life, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the sources the man threatened to end his life by jumping from the first floor because his children were not enrolled in schools. It is worth mentioning that a number of bedouns whose security cards have expired have appealed to the Minister of Education and the Minister of Higher Education Dr Hamed Al-Azmi through Al-Rai daily to accept their children in schools to help them complete their education. Media report denied:...
14/09/2019

Indian maid working for a Kuwaiti family commits suicide

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: An Indian housemaid working for a Kuwaiti family ended her life by hanging herself with a rope tied to the ceiling of her room in the sponsor’s home in Saad Al- Abdullah, reports Al-Anba daily. The sponsor called the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry after he saw the corpse of the maid dangling from the rope inside her room. The corpse has been referred to forensics.

13/09/2019

Girl severely injured after being thrown off horse in UAE

A horse riding trainer, who was accused of negligence, which caused major head injuries to a young girl after a horse threw her away, will be jailed for six months. The angry horse had lifted his front limbs and threw away the girl, below 15, as she learned riding. Official court documents stated that the Arab girl was having riding lessons in Abu Dhabi when the incident occurred. The trainer had apparently left her to practice riding on her own after teaching her the basics. The girl noticed that the horse wasn't walking normally. She tried to touch him but...
13/09/2019

Hawkers in Jleeb, Riggae, Ardhiya and Farwaniya targetted

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The Public Relations Department in Kuwait Municipality announced that the Municipality branch in Farwaniya Governorate carried out a campaign against hawkers in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Riggae, Ardhiya and Farwaniya. In a press statement, the department disclosed the campaign led to issuance of 11 citations to hawkers for violating Municipality laws, in addition to confiscating eight lorries of goods from makeshift markets.
12/09/2019

Fatal accident claims life a Colonel

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: A fatal traffic accident that occurred along Nuwaesib Road claimed the life of Colonel Abdul-Rahman Al-Onaizan Al-Rashidi from Farwaniya Traffic Department and his corpse was referred to Forensics for autopsy. A team of rescue officers and firefighters rushed to the scene after the Operations Unit in the Interior Ministry received the tragic information. The officers found out that Al-Onaizan was already dead before their arrival, so they removed the lifeless body from the car wreckage. He was buried at Suliabikhat Cemetery in the presence of numerous mourners led by security chiefs. The social media was awash...

12/09/2019

Decision upheld, Kuwaiti blogger gets 3 yrs jail for offending ruler

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The Court of Appeals, chaired by Judge Nasser Al Hayed, upheld the decision of the lower court which sentenced a Kuwaiti blogger to three years and two months in prison for offending the Amiri entity on Twitter. The accused was referred to the court according to the decision of the Public Prosecution that charged him with violating the State Security Law and Misdemeanor Law due to the offensive tweets. In addition, the Court of Appeals set Sept 18, 2019 for issuance of verdict on the case of blogger Abdullah Al-Saleh who was convicted of offending the...
12/09/2019

Dubai airport worker steals two mangoes, lands in court

A luggage worker based at the Dubai International Airport faced trial at the Court of First Instance on Thursday on a theft charge.The 27-year-old Indian worker is accused of stealing two mangoes (worth about Dh6) from the baggage of a traveller on August 11, 2017.The defendant, who is referred to as a public employee in the public prosecution charge sheet, confessed to the theft.During interrogation and prosecution investigation, the accused recounted that he had been working at Terminal 3 of the airport. His duties included loading travellers' luggage onto the conveyer belt from the container and vice-versa.He confessed that on...
12/09/2019

Fake plastic surgeon arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: Personnel from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) have arrested an unidentified surgeon and referred him to the Public Prosecution, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily acting on a tip-off the security authorities raided an apartment in Hawalli and seized the fake doctor who was conducting plastic surgeries inside the apartment at low cost. The police have also seized from the apartment instruments and medical equipment. A security source said that ‘doctor’ originally worked as a representative for a company in Kuwait and after he took to plastic surgery he reportedly placed an advertisement for cosmetic surgery at...