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Crime


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Worker threatens to kill boss for not sanctioning leave

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: An employee at the Car Technical Testing Department in Nuwaiseeb Center was arrested for threatening to kill his direct supervisor with a knife, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the source, the incident occurred after the supervisor refused to sign the employee’s leave form. The employee got mad, took a knife and threatened to kill his boss. Fortunately, their colleagues intervened and pacified the disputing parties. The source said the supervisor filed a complaint at Nuwaiseeb Police Station accusing the employee of insulting and attempting to kill him in public while he was on duty. The complainant...
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Kuwaiti and his Egyptian girlfriend caught drunk in Salmiya

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4:  Hawally securitymen arrested a Kuwaiti citizen and his Egyptian girlfriend who were under the influence of alcohol with a bottle of local wine in their possession, reports Alrai daily. According to a security source, the arrest took place in Salmiya while the securitymen were patrolling the area. The officers flagged down a car driven by the citizen who was accompanied by his Egyptian girlfriend due to the erratic movement of the vehicle. Initial investigations revealed the Egyptian woman was also a violator of Residence Law. The suspects were referred to the concerned security department along with...
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IS-linked suspect trial set for Dec 10

Ruling withheld against duo in forgery case KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: The Court of Appeals overturned the verdict of First Instance Court that had earlier acquitted a citizen and a worker at the Traffic Department, and instead, decided to refrain from issuing a verdict against the first defendant (citizen) who was accused of using his colleague’s identification details to transfer ownership of a motorcycle. The Public Prosecution accused the concerned civil employee (second defendant) at the Traffic Department of forging official document, which allowed the citizen to sign it instead of the plaintiff – in order to complete transfer of...

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Sex tools found in post parcel

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: The Parcel Unit at Hateen Post Office found a piece of antiquity in a parcel sent from a GCC country to an Arab expatriate. The recipient is undergoing interrogation. Meanwhile, officials at the Parcel Unit of Sadeeq Post Office detected immoral sexual materials inside a parcel containing clothing. The parcel has since been seized by concerned officials. In another incident, Director of Land Customs at the General Customs Administration Meshan Al- Sa’eedi disclosed that customs officers at Abdali Border foiled an attempt by one Arab expatriate to smuggle 1.6 kilogram of shabu hidden in a truck...
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Man jailed for stealing phones worth Dh60,000 in Dubai

A man who stole 22 mobile phones worth Dh60,000 from his workplace in Dubai has been sentenced to six months in jail followed by deportation. The salesman stole the phones over a two month period in 2015, November and December, as per Emarat Al Youm report. As he was in charge of a storage facility, he would receive packages and distribute them to other salespersons after placing an anti-theft chip inside.  One day, another employee of Asian nationality saw him hiding a small box in his pocket nearly two months later. He informed his manager, who reviewed CCTV camera footage.    ...
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Man steals sunglasses, headphones from luggage at airport in Dubai

A man is accused of stealing sunglasses and headphones from passenger's luggage in Dubai. The luggage handler who works at an airport in Dubai, was caught by a security officer with his hand in one of the bags, as per Emarat Al Youm report. Upon questioning him, the man maintained his silence. When his superiors asked him again why he had his hand in the bag, he confessed he was looking for something valuable to steal but didn't find anything. He confessed to stealing them at an earlier date. Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news alerts on WhatsApp....

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WhatsApp warning for UAE residents

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has cautioned the public not to fall victim to a WhatsApp scam message, which claims to be associated to a fake initiative by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The TRA issued a warning regarding such fake messages on its Twitter account, sharing a screengrab of the message that asked residents to reply with a private code that would be sent to them. The TRA warned that replying to the code would compromise the account of the user. The authority has called on residents to ignore such messages and stay safe. ????#????? ??...
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Man found guilty of groping special needs girl in Dubai

A worker, who was accused of groping a 10-year-old girl with special needs at a Dubai airport, was sentenced to three months in jail by a court here. According to public prosecution records, the incident took place on September 8 at Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport where the 42-year-old Indian worker reportedly groped the British girl four consecutive times. He denied the molestation charge at the Court of First Instance, claiming it was not an intentional act. The court found him guilty of the charge and ordered his deportation after his jail term. A Lebanese security officer, 37,...
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Man siphons off Dh4.5m from Dubai workplace, jailed

A former administrative officer at an authority that supplies power service and utilities to residents in Dubai has been found guilty, together with seven other accomplices, of embezzling Dh4.5 million worth of security deposits. In one count, the 41-year-old ex-Nepali employee, who is currently at large, abused his position, which included duties like receiving and replying to applications from customers to recover their deposits. According to public prosecution records, the runaway man leaked the data and accounts numbers for as many as 1,976 transactions pertaining to individuals and institutions to a Nepali businessman, 34. In addition to revealing to his...

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Pakistani expats home robbed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Police are looking for an unidentified thief who broke into the home of a Pakistani and escaped with valuables and important documents belonging to a company where the victim works, reports Al-Rai daily. In his complaint to the police the Pakistani said he discovered the theft when he returned from work. He said someone broke into the apartment and escaped with vital company documents and other valuables. Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have lifted fingerprints to identify the thief. By Jaber Al-HumoudAl-Seyassah Staff and Agencies
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Asian couple caught selling pork

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Personnel from the Food and Nutrition Inspection Department of the Ahmadi Governorate have arrested an unidentified Asian couple for selling pork, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the couple who was well-known in the area was supplying (home delivery) the pork to some restaurants and individuals upon request. Police acting on a tip-off from a Kuwaiti about the activity of the suspects, set a trap for the couple and caught the man red-handed in possession of the pork. The pork was sent to the laboratory for tests and results confirmed that it was indeed pig meat....
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Court acquits manager of theft, 7 others punished

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: The First Instance Court acquitted the manager of a contracting company of stealing movable assets owned by the company, and handed out various punishments to 7 other suspects for the same accusation. The Public Prosecution charged the manager and seven other employees for stealing the company’s assets. In defense of the manager, Attorney Muhammad Al-Husseini argued that the law allows employees to use movable assets and doesn’t criminalize the act, citing Article 25 of the penal act. He indicated the accusation against his client is based on malice, and that the accused was out of Kuwait...