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Contractor steals KD 950,000 and runs - Dotemirates
04/12/2018

Contractor steals KD 950,000 and runs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 4: A Lebanese man has filed a complaint with the Jahra Police Station accusing the contractor of his company stealing KD 950,000, reports Al-Shahed daily. He told the police the theft was discovered after hundreds of company workers complained of non-payment of their salaries. Speaking to the daily, a security source affirmed the authenticity of the complaint because complaints continue to pour in. In the meantime, it has been reported the contractor has left the country. However, legal action has been initiated against the suspect.


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11/11/2018

Asian and an Ethiopian held for helping maids flee sponsors

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11:  Two expatriates – an Ethiopian and an Asian – have been detained in Khaitan Police Station for investigations over allegations of inciting housemaids to run away from their sponsors, reports Al- Anba daily. According to security sources, the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information from a Kuwaiti citizen that an Ethiopian man and an Asian driver have been working together to help housemaids escape from their sponsors. The citizen explained that the two suspects helped his two housemaids escape within 48 hours after they were hired. His third housemaid informed him that she received...
11/11/2018

Sri Lankans beat up Indian

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11/11/2018

10 men challenge verdict over Dh6 million UAE bank robbery

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11/11/2018

Dubai tourist responds to massage card offer, gets robbed

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11/11/2018

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

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10/11/2018

Four bloggers go to court

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