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Crime


1 day 42 minute

Kuwaiti assaults his sister and brother-in-law

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16:  Police have arrested an unidentified 24-year-old Kuwaiti for assaulting his sister, brother-in-law and threatening to kill them, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the suspect used an unlicensed gun to threaten the couple. The daily added, when the sister reported the incident to the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry, the suspect was summoned for interrogation and he admitted to the charge and said he bought the gun four years ago from an unidentified person. Police are investigating Please follow and like us:
1 day 44 minute

EPA catches co-op ‘officials’ off guard

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has referred some officials of the Union of Cooperative Societies and others to the Public Prosecution for violating the Environmental Protection Act No. 42 of 2014 and its amendments, reports Al- Rai daily. It has been reported the EPA police during a surprise inspection check found ashtrays at the headquarters of the union suggesting smoking was permitted. Earlier the Head of the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies Khalid Al-Hudaiban had criticized the role of the Environment Police for barging into a closed-door meeting. The Director-General, and Chairman of Al-Naseem Cooperative Society...
1 day 46 minute

Hunt for thief; Cattle stolen

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16:  Police are looking for an unidentified person who broke into the car of a Kuwaiti woman which was parked in front of a beauty parlor in Maidan Hawalli and stole her handbag, reports Al-Rai daily. In her complaint to the area police, the woman said she forgot to lock the car and the thief took advantage and stole the handbag containing civil IDs, credit cards, smart phone and an undisclosed sum of money. Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have lifted fingerprints to identify the culprit. Cattle stolen: Police are looking for four persons who allegedly...

1 day 50 minute

Jealous Pakistani husband stabs his wife nine times

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: Police have arrested an unidentified Pakistani for stabbing his wife nine times, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the incident happened due to jealousy. The daily quoting a security source said, the wife has been admitted to the intensive unit of a hospital in critical condition. In the meantime, police have taken into custody the husband when he went to visit her in the hospital. A case of attempted murder has been registered against him. Please follow and like us:
1 day 1 hour

Man to be jailed for 3 years for kidnapping 7 maids in Dubai

An unemployed man, who kidnapped seven housemaids from the Dubai International Airport after pretending he was from the recruitment office that had brought them to the country, has been ordered jailed for three years by a Dubai court. Public prosecution records show the 29-year-old Egyptian man managed to kidnap the seven Asian women after falsely telling them he was a PRO from their office and then seizing their passports. He took them to several rooms in Dubai where he held them captives until he offered them to work for different families. The accused also embezzled several amounts of money from...
1 day 3 hour

Trio embezzle Dh583,000 from customer's bank account in Dubai; purchase gold, jewellery

The Dubai public prosecution referred three Asians to the Court of First Instance on charges including fraud, embezzlement and bribery. One of the three men allegedly abused his post at a bank to get access into customers' files, mainly those with balance exceeding Dh300,000. The employee leaked confidential information to his accomplices and helped them embezzle Dh583,000 from a woman's account. The employee received a Dh100,000 bribe for his alleged help. Counselor Ismail Ali Madani, Advocate-General and head of the Public Funds Prosecution, revealed that one of their prosecutors, Abdelrahman Nasser, investigated the case. "Two defendants admitted to the charges...

1 day 3 hour

Man forges $42 million in fake investment scam in Dubai

A businessman forged $42 million (Dh154,276,500) in order to scam people into investing money with him in Dubai.    The 58-year-old African national had counterfeited the money in $100 bill denominations and tried to convince an Asian man that he should invest his own money with him in a joint venture, as per Al Khaleej report. He showed him stacks of fake dollar bills to convince him of his financial assets.       Click/tap here to subscribe to Khaleej Times news alerts on WhatsApp. Make sure you add our number +971545860953 under Contacts on your phone for uninterrupted service.
3 day 14 hour

Dubai visitor claims he can multiply $100 notes, cheats Indian of Dh73,000

A Dubai visitor faced trial for allegedly defrauding an Indian engineer of Dh73,000 after pretending about willing to invest a capital in his café in India. The 45-year-old Nigerian man is also accused of possessing fake $100 bills. He has a runaway accomplice. He has been charged at the Court of First Instance with possessing fake bills for circulation and fraud. The incident, which began on March 22, was reported to Jebel Ali police station. The complainant, 34, said he heard that a man was willing to be a partner in business project. "I was looking for a partner who...
3 day 19 hour

Pharmacists warned

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14 : Health sources have warned the pharmacies which are operating inside the cooperative societies against violating the Pharmacy Act of 2016, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said the license of violating pharmacies will be withdrawn if they don’t fall in line with the law after the expiration of the deadline given to them. According to sources the Ministry of Health had given these pharmacies one-year to adjust their situation to abide by Law No. 30 of 2016 concerning the amendments to some provisions of Law No. 28 of 1996 regarding the organization of the pharmacy profession...

3 day 19 hour

MoI refers Education money-wash case to Prosecution; ‘probe done’

Senior officials involved, says CBK KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: The Financial Crimes Department of the Ministry of Interior has completed investigations into a money laundering case involving the Ministry of Education, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the case has now been referred to the Public Funds Prosecution, while the Education Ministry is said to have initiated action against one of the involved officials. This happened after the Central Bank of Kuwait discovered money laundering at the Ministry of Education, involving senior officials. It was also said this happened with full knowledge of senior officials, all of whom were referred...
3 day 19 hour

New expatriate teachers to be received, medically examined

Procedure in line with annual practice KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: Assistant Undersecretary for Administrative Affairs and Development at Ministry of Education Fahad Al-Ghais has disclosed the launch of procedures for receiving new expatriate teachers from the countries specified for recruitment of teachers for the 2018/2019 academic year, reports Al-Rai daily. He requested undersecretary of Ministry of Health to approve and notify the competent authority to provide a specialist for conducting medical examinations on morning and evening shifts during working days as well as weekends and public holidays at the headquarters of the Medical Board in Al-Sabah Hospital from Wednesday until...
3 day 19 hour

Ministry of Interior gathering info on social media accounts

Juveniles under 13 targeted KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: A security source disclosed the Interior Ministry is investigating and collecting information about ‘social media accounts’ used by juveniles — under 13 years of age — who publish contents that do not comply with the regulations approved by the Prosecution, pointing out that no cases have been filed in this regard since the law was activated, reports Al-Anba daily. The source said the first step after collecting the info and investigation is done is to call the parents and oblige them to sign a pledge not to put pictures and related material...