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Man betrays brother after caught with drugs at airport in Dubai

A man was detained after Dubai Airport customs officials found over a thousand drug capsules in his possession.     The African national was questioned by the airport officials after he was acting suspiciously.  They opened his hand luggage and found the capsules in plain sight, atop his things.  After analyzing the substance, they discovered 1,120 capsules of Pregabalin. Upon questioning, the man attempted to derail suspicion by claiming the pills were for his brother who resides in Dubai. Officials remained unconvinced of his alibi because of the way the capsules were placed. African visitor The man had been behaving in a...


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3 hour 14 minute

Two citizens perish in traffic mishap

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Two Kuwaiti citizens died when their vehicles collided on Seventh Ring Road. Firefighters from Mubarak Al-Kabeer Fire Station rushed to the location with securitymen and paramedics after receiving information about the accident. They pulled out the two corpses from the wrecked vehicles and referred them to the Forensics Department. A case was registered and investigations have been launched to determine the circumstances that led to such a horrible traffic accident. By Meshal Al-Sanousi Al-Seyassah Staff
3 hour 21 minute

Jobless Kuwaiti robs Indian man

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: A jobless citizen, who was born in 1995, was arrested for robbing an Indian. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media General Department at the Ministry of Interior pointed out this is the result of tremendous efforts exerted by securitymen after a video clip showing an Indian being robbed in Fahaheel Market and the suspect fleeing from the scene, went viral on social media. By Munaif Nayef Al-Seyassah Staff
3 hour 26 minute

30 Syrians out on bail in driving license forgery case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The Court of Appeals yesterday suspended the execution of the Criminal Court verdict which had sentenced 30 Syrians to a prison term in a forgery case and ordered their release on 100 dinars each bail until the dismissal of the case, reports Al-Anba daily. The case will be looked into on Jan 7, 2019. The Criminal Court earlier sentenced the defendants to three years imprisonment with labor to be followed by deportation after they were accused of falsifying a ‘To Whom It May Concern’ certificate. The suspect had allegedly forged the certificates issued by their embassy...

3 hour 32 minute

Bangladeshi expat found dead in Jabriya – Taxi driver a suspect

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The corpse of a Bangladeshi expatriate was discovered near Mubarak Hospital in Jabriya area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the discovery of an unconscious man with a stab wound, securitymen rushed to the location with paramedics. Upon checking the man, they discovered that he has already died. An eye-witness revealed that he saw a taxi driver dump the corpse in the area before leaving, adding that he managed to note down the number of the taxi’s number plate. Hawally Security Command has launched investigations to find...
3 hour 37 minute

KD 13 million fake meals? – A new corruption case

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The Ministry of Interior is investigating the new corruption case which shows a number of supply companies are involved of providing approximately 15,000 fake meals a day at a cost of 2.500 dinars each at a total cost of 13 million dinars per year, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to informed sources, the investigations have proved a number of former senior officials over the past few years have cheated the ministry. The issue has now been referred to the Public Prosecution after completion of all procedures in line with the implementation of the decisions of the Council...
6 hour 50 minute

Man denies forging five entry visas in UAE

The Sharjah Criminal Court charged an Asian man for forging five entry permits. The defendant allegedly received Dh33,000 from a victim for the visas. The police received a complaint from the victim in July, saying the defendant collected the money from him at a worksite. He claimed that he had sources to obtain visas for the complainant. However, he failed to fulfil his promise for a period of time despite repeated calls from the complainant. Later, the defendant visited the victim and handed over five entry permits, which he claimed, were issued by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners...