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Man caught with drugs at DXB, says they were for his brother

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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14 hour 15 minute

AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel to be extradited

Christian James Michel, a British middleman wanted by Indian investigative agencies in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam, is to be extradited from the UAE, Dubai's top court ruled on Monday. The Court of Cassation upheld on Monday a lower court order which said that Michel could be extradited, dismissing appeals filed by his defence lawyers. A court bench, presided over by judge Abdelaziz Al Zarouni, pronounced the decision in the presence of member judges Musabeh Thaaloub, Mostafa Al Shinawi, Mahmoud Sultan and another judge. On Monday, Emirati lawyer Abdul Moneim Bin Suwaidan of Bin Suwaidan Firm for Advocates...
19 hour 59 minute

Kuwaiti, 4 expats from US base in Camp Arifjan accused of human trafficking

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The Public Prosecution is currently conducting investigations with four expatriates and a Kuwaiti citizen who are accused of human trafficking, reports Al-Qabas daily. These suspects work at the US base in Camp Arifjan, and had been taking advantage of their position in the base and their knowledge of the system in place, particularly the logistics contracts, to expand their activity. According to informed sources, those involved in the case received about $10,000 from each of the 1,500 Asian workers for facilitating the issuance of their residencies, and KD 1,000 for facilitating the issuance of each of...
20 hour 14 second

Hunt for a burglar who steals from parked cars

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Police are looking for an unidentified professional burglar for stealing from cars parked in front of a café in Jahra Industrial Area, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source revealed the regular customers of the café expressed resentment because their cars are being robbed almost every day. A citizen whose car was robbed went to nearby shops and obtained CCTV recordings to identify the culprit. To his surprise, the citizen found out that the thief is a regular customer of the café who greeted him whenever he sees him and also offered to pay for his orders....

20 hour 10 minute

Two kids dead, woman, two others critical in accident

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Two children died in a tragic traffic accident on Sunday evening at the Fahaheel Road, reports Al-Anba daily. Policemen, firefighters and paramedics rushed to the location after receiving information about an overturned vehicle. They discovered that there were four children and a woman inside the vehicle. After pulling out the victims, it was discovered that one of the children had died instantly. The woman and the three other children were referred to the Adan hospital but another child was declared dead on arrival. The remaining victims are in critical condition. Meanwhile, two individuals sustained serious injuries...
20 hour 11 minute

Gold firm asked to pay over KD 1m customs fee

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19The Civil Commercial Circuit of the Court of First Instance obligated a gold company to pay KD 1,655,000 to General Customs Department as tax for the gold exported by the company from a GCC country. The lawsuit was filed by Director General of General Customs Department against the company because the latter did not provide a certificate of origin issued by the importing country. By Jaber Al HumoudAl-Seyassah Staff and Agencies
20 hour 17 minute

Revoke membership of 2 MPs, demands citizen

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The Constitutional Court chaired by consultant Yousef Al Mutawa will look into two appeals filed by a Kuwaiti citizen identified as Mohammad Talal Al Saeed to revoke the parliamentary membership of Dr Waleed Al Tabtabaei and Dr Jamman Al Harbash, citing Article 16 of the internal regulations of the National Assembly after the recent vote to keep membership of the two lawmakers. The court is to review two appeals filed by the citizen from 3rd constituency who questions the constitutionality of the process of retaining the two lawmakers’ seats, indicating membership of the duo was automatically...