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Crime


12 hour 13 minute

Who lost these number plates?

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: Citizens and expatriates hung number plates of cars, which had fallen off due to heavy rains, on a lamp post in Salmiya, reports Al-Anba daily. Policemen removed the number plates. They will contact the concerned car owners to hand over the number plates.
12 hour 37 minute

Six Asian illegals arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: Six Asian expatriates who are in violation of the residency law were arrested in Khaitan area, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the commercial markets of Khaitan area when they conducted inspections and discovered six expatriates who were in violation of the residency law. They were referred to the concerned authorities for deportation.
12 hour 38 minute

Drug pills seized from an Egyptian

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17:  An Egyptian expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle 4,500 Tramadol pills into the country. According to a customs media official Nawaf Al-Matar, the luggage inspection devices detected a bag with large quantities of medicines that arrived from an Asian country. They confiscated the bag and identified its owner, who turned out to be an Egyptian expatriate. They checked the bag and found 4,500 pills of Tramadol drug. He was arrested and referred to the Drugs Control General Department for necessary legal action. Drug peddlers held: Hawally police arrested a citizen in...

12 hour 39 minute

Kuwaiti landlord swindled by 4 Egyptians

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: Officers from the General Criminal Investigation Department arrested four Egyptians for swindling the landlord of a building in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, reports Al-Anba daily. The suspects made the landlord believe that they can collect rental arrears from some tenants, but they disappeared after collecting more than KD2,500. A citizen, born in 1960, filed a complaint at Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Police Station accusing the four suspects of fraud and betrayal of trust. He disclosed he got acquainted with the suspects through an office specialized in collecting rent.
12 hour 40 minute

MP Safaa Al-Hashim plans to file complaint after she receives ‘threats’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: MP Safaa Al-Hashim has unveiled her intention to file a complaint at the Public Prosecution as she received insulting and offensive messages through WhatsApp, as well as threats to kill her; affirming her right to resort to the judiciary, reports Al-Qabas daily. On the other hand, MP Rakan Al-Nisf posted on Twitter: “Regardless of our agreement or disagreement with MP Safaa Al- Hashim, it is not allowed to generalize some individual behaviors from here and there on the Egyptian people, the offender represents himself and the Kuwaiti represents himself.” He added, “Anyone against the positions of...
13 hour 7 second

Kuwaiti, a Bedoun and an expatriate arrested under narcotic influence

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: Three individuals – a Kuwaiti, a Bedoun and an expatriate – were arrested for consuming drugs, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, Kabad patrol officers were on routine patrol duty in the area when they noticed a vehicle with three occupants being driven recklessly and ordered the driver to pull over. They checked the details of the three men to discover they are wanted by law. Their disoriented state indicated to securitymen that they are under narcotic influence. They checked the vehicle and found three diesel motors. The suspects were arrested and referred to the...

2 day 11 hour

Egyptian contractor says savings stolen

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: An unknown individual withdrew KD 2,005 from an Egyptian contractor’s bank account, reports Al-Anba daily. According to sources, the victim explained to securitymen that he had lost his wallet, which contained his ATM card and other personal documents as well as the pin number of his bank account written on a piece of paper. He later received several messages from the bank to notice about the money withdrawals. He revealed that he has lost all his savings. Securitymen launched investigations to find and arrest the suspect. Drugs with Egyptian: An Egyptian expatriate was arrested in Farwaniya...
2 day 11 hour

British citizen on visit visa arrested, to be deported for offering immoral services

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: A British national who came to the country on a visit visa was arrested and referred for deportation as his visit to the country was for immoral purposes, reports Al-Rai daily. Security sources explained that the General Department for Criminal Investigations, after receiving information about the suspect’s activities in Kuwait, formed a team for investigations. The team discovered that he arrived in Kuwait and obtained an entry visa at the airport. He then promoted his services via social media and invited people to visit him in his hotel. After obtaining a warrant from the Public Prosecution,...
2 day 11 hour

Pakistani expat robbed in Khaitan

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: An unknown biker stole the mobile phone of a Pakistani expatriate in Khaitan area, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources, the victim lodged a complaint at Khaitan Police Station, explaining to securitymen that he was standing behind a commercial complex during the heavy downpour when the suspect came to him on a motorbike and requested to make a phone call. When he gave his mobile phone to the suspect, the latter sped off with it. Securitymen launched investigations to find and arrest the suspect. They intend to review the records of the CCTV cameras installed...

2 day 11 hour

No warning issued: US embassy

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15, (KUNA): The United States Embassy in Kuwait denied on Wednesday what has been circulated on social media that it issued warnings about the weather in the country. In a statement to KUNA, the embassy said that what was issued specifically by the consular section is a statement urging American citizens residing in Kuwait to be cautious and follow relevant official instructions, get updated bout the latest weather conditions and announcements about closures of some roads. The embassy noted that the consulate has stopped receiving the visitors since the middle of the day and invited everyone to...
2 day 11 hour

Rumours regarding wide crack linking King Fahad Expressway and Fifth Ring Road denied

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15:  Ministry of Interior has denied the rumors circulating on social media concerning a wide crack on the bridge linking King Fahad Expressway and Fifth Ring Road towards Surra, reports Aljarida daily. It affirmed that this information is incorrect and lacks credibility.
2 day 18 hour

Pilot who threatened to blow up plane jailed for 1 year in Dubai

A pilot, who was off-duty when he caused disturbance on board of a flight and threatened that he had explosives, was sentenced to one year in jail on Wednesday by the Dubai Court of First Instance. According to the public prosecution records, the 27-year-old Emirati pilot was travelling as a passenger on a flight from Madrid to Dubai when he started behaving erratically. The man assaulted a stewardess and caused her to fall down. He was then under the influence of alcohol. The off-duty pilot was found guilty of compromising the safety of a flight and the passengers, assaulting and...