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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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11/11/2018

Worker blackmails woman in Dubai with indecent photos to have sex with her

A 25-year-old man has been charged with making criminal threats and blackmail at a Dubai court. Prosecutors referred the Pakistani worker to the Dubai Court of First Instance with a plea he received a strict penalty - under the laws - as they accused him of threatening to dishonour an Ethiopian woman and blackmailing her with compromising photos.    A case was registered at Naif Police Station. The complainant said the defendant kept threatening her from end of August to September 7 that he would circulate inappropriate photos he had taken of her unless she has sex with him at a...
10/11/2018

Four bloggers go to court

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: Public Prosecution has referred four Twitter users to the Criminal Court for offending Saudi Arabia and violating the law via posts on their Twitter accounts, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting an informed source. He explained that the last suspect referred to the Public Prosecution is former MP Nasser Al-Duwaila. One of the suspects was released on bail but since he was unable to pay the bail bond, he was referred to the Central Prison, especially since he was involved in other financial cases. The source stressed that freedom of expression is guaranteed to all, but offending friendly...
10/11/2018

Coast Guard confiscates 4,000 sheep

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: Coast Guard patrols confiscated 4,000 sheep in the middle of the sea due to suspicion that the animals came from Iran, in view of US sanctions on Tehran – trade embargo, reports Al-Qabas daily. Informed sources disclosed the shipment containing thousands of sheep has been stuck in the middle of the sea for three days. Other sources from the Coast Guard said it was a shipment of Iranian sheep, indicating the traders tried to send the sheep to the Sultanate of Oman in an attempt to circumvent sanctions imposed by the United States on Tehran on...

10/11/2018

Egyptian woman assaulted with shoes by 5 Kuwaiti women

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: An Egyptian woman has lodged a complaint at a police station against five Kuwaiti women accusing them of hitting her with their shoes, reports Al-Rai daily. She explained that the incident took place at a beach where she was with her friend and son. One of the five women hit her son’s bicycle, causing her to become angry.
10/11/2018

Woman dies in tragic mishap – Run-over by young Kuwaiti man

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10 : Qadisiya securitymen arrested a young Kuwaiti man, in his 20s, for running over a female compatriot in her 40s who died on the spot, reports Alrai daily. A security source disclosed the tragic accident took place on the Third Ring Road where the young man’s vehicle crashed into the car of the victim. The woman stopped to see the extent of damage but the young man run over her in an attempt to escape from the accident scene, resulting in her instantaneous death.
10/11/2018

Egyptian, Saudi caught with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: An Egyptian expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for possessing a small piece of hashish, reports Al-Rai daily. According to sources, the passenger was heading to the exit gate but customs officers suspected him due to his nervous attitude. They checked him to find a small piece of hashish on him. When they questioned him, he admitted that the hashish belonged to him and was intended for his use. He was referred with the hashish to the concerned authorities for necessary legal action. Meanwhile, Customs officers at Nuwaiseeb border checkpoint arrested a Saudi national in...